Lot 79: AN AUBUSSON CARPET, FRANCE |
November 1, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: wool, flatweave
447cm left hand side, 447cm right hand side, 359cm upper end, 365cm lower end. Overall condition with areas of re-woven repair including areas of different colour to the olive green ground, which is darker at two ends. The repaired areas are in some bright green and lime green, as visible from the photograph. There are areas of weakness at colour changes in areas and there is a repaired cut and join horizontally across the centre from the outer edge (almost to the centre of the main field). There are some holes which need attention and some splits. Faded colour evenly overall. All edges tucked under and lined with wool panel and further netting. Unlikely to have ever to have had borders. In country house condition and in need of some attention. attractive overall repeat design.
"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 447 by 365cm; 14ft. 8in., 11ft. 12in.