Former collection of Arturo Lopez-Willshaw at Neuilly-sur-Seine (the sweep) Former collection of Marie-Hélène de Rothschild at Meautry, sold Christie's, Paris, Le Haras d'Estimauville, 27 October 2010, lot 120 (the screen)
The photograph is quite accurate. Some scattered scratches, dents, marks and wear throughout the different surfaces on both items. "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."