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Lot 1296: A VICTORIAN STATUARY AND SIENA MARBLE CHIMNEYPIECE, LATE 19TH CENTURY |
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Installed dimensions are 134cm. high, 179cm. wide, 40cm. deep. Total weight of component parts is 387kg. This impressive chimneypiece would benefit from a deep clean. The mantelpiece with scuff and scratches. Chips and losses to extremities including areas of filler to frieze. Side jambs and mantelpiece with evidence of former installation. Sotheby's recommend gallery inspection. With repairs and consolidation and residue of cement beds to carcass which was used to ensure it was safe for use. Professional instalment necessary.
"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 130cm. high, 178cm. wide, 40.5cm. deep; 4ft. 3in., 5ft. 10in., 1ft. 4in.