PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION
A CONTINENTAL SILVER-GILT-MOUNTED BOOK-FORM CHESS AND BACKGAMMON BOARD, WITH IMPORT MARKS FOR LONDON, 1976
exterior with chess board, the interior with backgammon board
marked on both sides, import marks for International Bullion & Metal Brokers
length 17¾ in. by width when opened 19½ in.
45 cm by 49.5 cm
Some light scratches throughout and some deep scratches to edge of chess board on hinged side, some slight denting to hinges, gilding rubbed in areas, otherwise good condition.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.