Property from a Private Connecticut Collection
TWO GEORGE III MAHOGANY URN STANDS, THIRD QUARTER 18TH CENTURY
one with fretwork and later stretcher
(with stretcher) height 27 in.; width 13 ½ in.; (without stretcher) height 25 ½ in.; width 14 in.
68.75 cm; 34.5 cm; 64.75 cm; 35.75 cm
Stand with galleried top: replaced pierced spandrels. Rails for sliding cup slide replaced.
Stand without stretcher: aproximately 6 inch age split to top starting a edge just to left of slide pull. Approximately 1/4" loss to rear edge molding. Cup slides possibly later.
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.
Richard Courtney, London (with stretcher)
M. Turpin Antiques, London (without stretcher)