Lot 51: A PAIR OF SOUMAC SADDLEBAGS, EAST CAUCASUS |
November 1, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, flatweave
Bag 1: measuring 60 by 53cm. bag 2: measuring 63 by 52. Bag 1 in good condition, some minor re-weaving, for example see ivory section near the top. Bag 2: Upper section of bag re-woven, measuring approx 36cm in length and at widest 7cm depth. Some loose threads and breaks on joins between old and new work. Both corners also re-woven. These saddlebags would benefit from a professional clean. A beautifully constructed and intricate work.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Dimensions: approximately 136 by 53cm; 4ft. 6in., 1ft. 9in.