A GEORGE I WALNUT WING-BACK ARMCHAIR, CIRCA 1710
with distressed late 19th century silk damask upholstery
Of pleasing form, this chair will require re-upholstery and conservation. Springs and webbing coming through underside. Rear legs possibly good replacements. Frame and carcase loose and will require strengthening, notably to front legs where they join seat frame.
"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."