A PAIR OF ASHFORD BLACK MARBLE AND MARBLE INLAID OBELISKS SECOND HALF OF THE 19TH CENTURY
36cm. high, 10cm. wide; 1ft. 2¼in., 4in.
In overall good restored condition. Generally with minor chipping to the edges, especially those of the stepped black marble base. Inlay with very minor losses, some refilled. The shaft of each slightly loose, although it remains securely fixed to the base. Minor old marks and scratches consistent with age and use.
"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."