Property from the Estate of John Bedford
A GEORGE II MAHOGANY ARMCHAIR, CIRCA 1740
with a drop-in embroidered seat
Attractive form. The crest rail has been re-attached and there is evidence of this at these sites. Repaired break to one upright of back rest. Spliced repair to the 'shoe' and lower section of pierced splat. Variation to colour but over solid and attractive. Needlework later. Underside with later rear blogs.
"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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