Photographed at Notley Abbey in the library circa 1959; Photographed at Tickerage Mill, near Uckfield, East Sussex, where it appears in an album dated June 1965 (The Vivien Leigh Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, THM/433/5/1).
Lovely shape. Silk distressed. Losse to passmenterie. Walnut scuffed with old marks, chips, scuffs and scratches. Stains, tears and losses to silk. "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."