A PAIR OF ENGLISH FAUX PORPHYRY SCAGLIOLA COLUMNS FIRST HALF OF 19TH CENTURY
each with a Corinthian capital
144.5cm. high, 28cm. wide; 4ft. 8¾in., 11in.25.5cm. diameter
In overall good condition. One column with a capital with a break running through the width and another break to the shaft – both have been repaired. The other column also with a restored break to the shaft. Generally with old marks and scratches consistent with age and use. Chipping to the edges and corners of the base. Each 47kg.
"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."