Property from an Important Private Collection
AN AUBUSSON CARPET, LOUIS-PHILIPPE
the central floral spray within a formal diaper ground foliate main border
approximately 489cm by 348cm; 16ft., 11ft. 5in.
Overall measurements: 348cm across the top, 345cm across the bottom, 489cm along left side, 479cm along the right side.
Flatweave technique. Would benefit from a professional clean. There are some surface marks and stains. Very heavy cotton backing. Slightly bowed ends. Decorative carpet.
"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."
Acquired from C. John, 2007.