TWO CIPOLLINO MARBLE COLUMNS 17TH/18TH CENTURY
tallest: 101.5cm. high, 37.5cm. diameter, 40in., 14¾in.; other: 99cm. high, 34cm. diameter, 39in., 13¼in.
In overall good condition. These characterful columns have chips to edges. The wider column with circular inset top and two side small holes. The narrower column with one repaired patch and chips and losses to bottom, and top with a 8cm. hole for a rod.
"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."
By repute, Victoria & Albert Museum, London;
Bernard Steinitz, Paris.