A MATCHED SET OF THREE GEORGE IV MAHOGANY AND FAUX-ROSEWOOD ARMCHAIRS, CIRCA 1825, IN THE MANNER OF GILLOWS
two with stained mahogany frames, one with faux-rosewood beech frame, all with brass cappings and castors
In un-restored 'country house' condition. Will require cleaning and conservation as well as re-upholsterey. Each is covered in different 20th century fabric. Losses to surface finish and polish. Evidence of old tape to the seat rail of one. The timber is of a dry appearance.
"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."
Inventory, 1893, ‘Three mahogany [sic] easy chairs, 2 covered ensuite…’ in the Library