Property of a Lady
A PAIR OF REGENCY MAHOGANY CELLARETTES, CIRCA 1810
one lock stamped J.Moreton & Co. W.Hampton, the other lock stamped Hobbs & Co. London Lever Machine Made; each hinged domed top with gadrooned molded edge opening to a compartment, the trapezoidal body with bead-and-reel-molded apron raised on hairy paw feet
height 21 ½ in.; width 25 ½ in.; depth 19 ¾ in.
54.75 cm; 64.75 cm; 50.25 cm
Both with repaired horizontal age splits across the top. One lacking escutcheon and missing piece of reel molding on front proper right side visible in catalogue photograph. The other with one back foot with variation to carving. With scattered marks and scratches throughout commensurate with age and use.
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.