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A CHARLES II OYSTER-VENEERED WALNUT AND KINGWOOD CABINET ON STAND, CIRCA 1680

Property from a Private Connecticut Collection

A CHARLES II OYSTER-VENEERED WALNUT AND KINGWOOD CABINET ON STAND, CIRCA 1680

A CHARLES II OYSTER-VENEERED WALNUT AND KINGWOOD CABINET ON STAND, CIRCA 1680

Property from a Private Connecticut Collection 

A CHARLES II OYSTER-VENEERED WALNUT AND KINGWOOD CABINET ON STAND, CIRCA 1680


with walnut drawer linings, old inventory number in proper right drawer: 807 B

height 63 ¼ in.; width 44 ½ in.; depth 21 ¼ in.

160.75 cm; 113 cm; 54 cm

Condition commensurate with age and use. Exterior with some sun fading, but interior with very rich and unfaded color. Scattered losses and age cracks to doors and sides. Doors and case have expanded with exposure to varying degrees of humidity, thus occasionally getting stuck. A small area with patching to veneer on top of stretcher at front and right side. A small loss to cornice molding middle left side., piece detached but present.


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.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

William Keil, Broadway