Property from a Private Collector, New York
NORTHEAST FRENCH, CIRCA 1350
HEAD OF THE VIRGIN
partially polychrome oak
height 14 in.; 35.5 cm.
Standard surface abrasions, chipping, and some age cracks. Worming particularly evident on back of her left shoulder. Part of lower back replaced with later wood. Remains of polychromy Eyes may have been sharpened.
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.
Dr. Ernst Seegall, Berlin;
By descent to Ruth Seegall Levy, Brussels and New York;
By descent to Anne Levy Lederfeind, New York