Property from the Estate of John Bedford
A VICTORIAN MAHOGANY DOUBLE-SIDED LIBRARY FOLIO STAND, CIRCA 1850
the fret-work panels to each side over fabric, with a later leather inset top, the lotus carved feet with concealed brass castors
90.5cm. high, 84cm. wide, 64cm. deep; 2ft. 11¾in., 2ft. 9in., 2ft.
Later inset top good but with some scratches. Old marks scratches and ink stains throughout. The baize lined shelves and fabric inset appear contemporary and show signs of age use and fading. This functional piece has the kind of wear consistent 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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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