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Lot 151
ANDRÉ SORNAY | SET OF FOUR BRIDGE ARMCHAIRS
ANDRÉ SORNAY | SET OF FOUR BRIDGE ARMCHAIRS
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ANDRÉ SORNAY | SET OF FOUR BRIDGE ARMCHAIRS

Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 USD

ANDRÉ SORNAY | SET OF FOUR BRIDGE ARMCHAIRS

Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

ANDRÉ SORNAY

SET OF FOUR BRIDGE ARMCHAIRS


circa 1935

mahogany, vinyl upholstery

36 x 20¼ x 18 in. ( 66 x 51.4 x 45.7 cm) each

Condition Report

Overall in excellent condition. The chairs have been sensitively and professionally re-lacquered and re-upholstered in accordance with the original form and design. The mahogany presents with a rich contrast in color and texture when viewed in person. The wood surfaces present with minor nicks, scratches, surface abrasions and subtle variations in finish consistent with age and gentle use and concentrated to the edges, corners and feet. The upholstery presents very well overall, with one chair displaying one minor tear to the backrest only visible upon close inspection and measuring approximately 1/4 inch wide. 


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.

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Literature

Thierry Roche, André Sornay: 1902-2000, Paris, 2002, pp. 30 (for a period drawing of the model), 73 (for a related model), 108 and 155 (for a period drawing of the model)

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