Not examined out of frame; overall very good condition; the needlework retaining its vibrant colors especially the reds and blues; the border with small losses to embroidery; hole approximately 1/4 inch in diameter to the center of the picture above the figure of William III and next to the sun.
The frame in good condition; with some touching in to the ebonized surface and with some scratches; slight lifting to the tortoiseshell veneer in places with some repairs. 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.