Property from a Distinguished Private Collection
A GEORGE II CARVED MAHOGANY TRIPOD TABLE, CIRCA 1755
the rosette and ribbon carved tilt-top with 'bird-cage' action
71.5cm. high, 76cm. diameter; 2ft. 4¼in., 2ft 6in.
In excellent restored condition. The top with slightly clear surface and displaying old marks and some prominent scratches. Small chip and slight age crack to one leg and chip to top of pedestal column. Re-polished. It is possible the batons and lock mechanism have been repositioned. Foremrly fitted with castors. Otherwise in good overall condition.
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"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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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Sotheby's London, 30 June 2004, lot 98.