This lot is sold without date and not as stated in the printed catalogue.
Please note, this portrait is believed to be by the artist known only through his distinctive monogram, 'LS' or 'SL', and not as stated in the catalogue. Other portraits by this artist bearing the monogram include the portrait of Robert Leighton, Principal of Edinburgh University and Archbishop of Glasgow (1611-84) in the University of Edinburgh Collection, which measures 42 by 31 inches (101.5 by 79 cm) and is signed 'LS/61' on the centre right (listed as no. 81 in D. Talbot Rice's 'University Portraits''). The portrait of an unknown gentleman at Castle Fraser (National Trust of Scotland), is also signed 'LS/61' on the lower left, and measures 28 1/2 by 23 1/4 inches (72.5 by 59 cm). There are two further signed examples at Blair Castle. We would like to thank David Taylor at the National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh for this additional information.
Please note that the provenance in the catalogue for this lot is incorrect. The provenance should read as follows: with Casson Galleries, Boston, Mass.; Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 27th October 1989, lot 214 (bt. for £4,620 by the present owner). The picture was attributed in full to Honthorst, and lot 88 in the Philip's sale in 1984 was a version of this portrait.
There are 9 pieces included in this lot and not 7 as stated in the printed catalogue.
These chairs should be catalogued as Regency style and not dated in accordance with Sotheby's glossary of terms explained on page 173 of this catalogue. The estimate should now be £3000-5000 and not as stated in the catalogue.
This commode is illustrated on page 111 of the printed catalogue, the image is incorrectly labelled 204.
One long frieze is later carved, so that this elegant table can be used as a centre table.
This lot contains Ivory. Please check with Sotheby's shipping department for further information on shipping this piece out of the UK.
The cotton hangings that come with this bed are bespoke and produced by hand and were specially commissioned from Jonathan and the late Lesley Heale in Wales.
This carpet is a Ziegler Mahal style carpet, probably Egyptian and is 20th century in date and not late 19th century as stated in the catalogue.
This chest on stand is illustrated on page 132 of the printed catalogue, the image is incorrect;ly numbered 265.
These armchairs are not by Howard and Sons as is stated in the printed catalogue and they have ebonised legs and modern casters.
This lot is to be sold without date and not as stated in the printed catalogue.
This rare dresser is made of Fruitwood and not as stated in the printed catalogue.
The design of this lot is inspired by the the set made for William Aislabie at Studely Royal, Yorkshire, rather than an exact copy as stated in the catalogue.
This lot is illustrated on page 165 of the printed catalogue. The image is incorrectly labelled 383.