AMERICAN TURNED AND POLYCHROME PAINT-DECORATED PINE BARBER POLE, 19TH CENTURY
Height 34 ½ in., Diameter 3 in.
In very fine weathered condition. The acorn finials with minor abrasions and discoloration to the gilt. Holes and abrasions to the black rings from prior mounting. The red and white painted surface with even wear and light discoloration commensurate with age and use.
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.
Stephen Score, Boston, Massachusetts.