Chair I - Overall fine condition. There is a 3" x 7" (approx.) patch to the proper left side of the splat from the scroll point to the waist of the vasiform. There is a 1" x 2" patch to the proper left pad foot. The splat was previously cracked and reglued below the junction with the crest rail. Each of the volute returns show wear and losses commensurate with age and use.
Chair II - Overall fine condition. There is 2" x 4" patch to the proper right side of the splat shoe. The crest rail was previously cracked and reglued at the junction with the stiles. the proper right seat rail was previously cracked and reglued approximately 1" above the bottom of the rail. There is a 1" x 2" triangular patch to the proper back right foot.
Chair IIII - Wear commensurate with age and use. The crestrail previously cracked and reglued at the junction with the stiles and top of the splat. The proper left seat rail had a 1" x 2" crack at along the bottom at the junction with the front cabriole leg.
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.