Description: each tier quarter-veneered within Greek Key inlaid maple borders, losses
Dimensions: 71.5cm. high, 41.5cm. wide, 41.5cm. deep; 2ft. 3½in., 1ft. 3¼in., 1ft. 3¼in.
Condition Report: In country house conditon. A brass finial is missing from one. Some tiers have warped slightly, typical with age, and there is some movement to the veneers as a result. Minor old marks and scratches commensurate with age.
"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."
Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Victor Cavendish-Bentinck, 9th Duke of Portland (1897-1990);
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