Property from the Estate of Susan S. Dillon
A PAIR OF LOUIS XV PAINTED SIDE CHAIRS, MID-18TH CENTURY
each with an inventory label, probably from the Chateau of Compiegne, printed with C.P. below a crown and numbered 132
height 38 in.; width 23 in.; depth 22 in.
96.5 cm; 58.4 cm; 55.9 cm
Chairs of good proportions and sturdy construction at joints. Losses, flaking and discolouration to painted surface throughout, visible in catalogue photographs. Upholstery in excellent condition apart from one minor water-stain. Appears to retain old webbing.
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.
C. Douglas Dillon (1909-2003), New York, before 1968