Property from a Private Connecticut Collection
A GEORGE II MAHOGANY SIDE CHAIR, CIRCA 1750
with flame-stitch upholstery
height 37 ½ in.; width 26 ½ in.; depth 31 in.
95.25 cm; 67.5 cm; 78.75 cm
In good condition overall with minor scuffing on feet, deeply carved. Seat rails not fully examined under upholstery and webbing, but some old worm holes visible. Flame stitch upholstery in excellent condition.
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.
Sotheby's New York, 7 February 1976, lot 67