Property of a Distinguished Collector
A PAIR OF FRENCH GILTWOOD TABOURETS, LATE 19TH CENTURY
height 15 ½in.; width 23 in.; depth 17 ¼in.
39.5 cm; 58.5 cm; 44 cm
overall good condition with scattered minor flaking and chips to surface decoration. rubbing to gilding in corners.
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.
Christie's New York, 17-18 October 2012, lot 204