PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF SIR PETER MOORES
A PAIR OF HONGMU STOOLS
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
of mitered, mortise and tenon frame construction, above a straight waist and simple apron, supported on legs of square section, joined by arched stretchers and terminating in hoof feet
each 45.5 by 45.6 by 50.7 cm, 18 by 18 by 20 in.
The stools are in good condition with the exception of several areas of staining to the top of each.
"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."
Sotheby's London, 13th May 1988, lot 376.