Lot 266: A SMALL NORTH GERMAN NEOCLASSICAL PAINTED AND CARVED GILTWOOD MIRROR LATE 18TH CENTURY |
January 19, 2017
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: of oval form, with a palm and oak-leaf garland crest
This mirror is in reasonable original condition, with marks and scratches consistent with age and use. There are losses to the carved cresting, most notably two leaves of the gilt palm tree. More small losses on the frame itself, in particular two on the upper part, also visible on the catalogue photograph. The gilding is tarnished in places. With some faintly visible construction cracks.
"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.
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Dimensions: 126cm. high, 51cm. wide; 4ft. 1¾in., 1ft. 8in.