Lot 2115: CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY SOFA, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1770 |
January 19, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: bottom four inches of feet replaced.
Four two aft sway braces replaced, legs pieced.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Philip Bradley Antiques, Downingtown, Pennsylvania;
Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Virginia;
Sotheby's, New York, Fine Americana, June 27, 1991, sale 6201, lot 381;
Alan Miller, Quakertown, Pennsylvania.
Dimensions: Length 93 1/4 in.
Literature: George Parker, “Early American Furniture in Wisconsin,” Wisconsin Academy Review, 43: 2 (Spring 1997), 14.