Property from an Important Collection
A PAIR OF GEORGE II WALNUT LOWBOYS, CIRCA 1740
each with three frieze drawers
73.8cm. high, 81cm. wide, 46cm. deep; 2ft. 4¾in., 2ft. 8in., 1ft. 6in.
In overall very good restored condition. Re-polished. Back edge of top to one with fillet repair across entire width. Carcass with later batons and blocking throughout. Drawers with tape repairs to split linings. Handle to one drawer front cut down and drawer possibly reduced in height. Hardware apparently original. Generally with very minor marks and scratches commensurate with age and use. Ready to place.
"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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Bonhams London, Birket Houses, Cumbria, 1 November 1984, lot 387;
Acquired from Apter-Fredericks Ltd.