An identical example is in the collection of the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum (see Nancy E. Evans and Nancy Goyne Evans, New England Furniture at Winterthur: Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods, (Winterthur, Delaware: Winterthur Museum, Inc., 1997), p. 39, no. 21).
Wear commensurate with age and use. A small 1" by 1" tip to the proper right side of the splat is reglued. Some minor loss to the rear feet consistent with age and use. Refinished. 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.