Good condition. Nice color. Sturdy. Overall with usual nicks, bruises and wear mainly to legs consistent with use and age.
X. Old repaired breaks to tops of stiles at joins with cresting rail.
Old repaired break to shoe at base of back splat.
VIII. Old repaired break to cresting rail at join with splat. Old reapired breaks to tops of stiles at join with cresting rail. Old repaired breaks to tops of front legs at join with front seat rail.
IV. Old repaired break to base of splat. Old repaired break to left stretcher at join with cross stretcher.
IIIIV. Patch to top of left stile at join with cresting rail. Age crack to base of splat.
IIII. Old repair to H stretcher at left side.
II/V. Old repaired breaks to tops of stiles at joins with cresting rail. Old repaired break to cresting rail. Replaced shoe.
IV. Top of left stile spliced at join with cresting rail. Repaired break to left stretcher.
VII. Cresting rail and splat replaced. Front seat rail appears to have been broken out at front two legs and repaired but with subsequent small losses and visible repaired cracks to tops of legs. Sturdy. 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.