COLLECTION OF JOHN M. AND ELLY B. BEARD
FRENCH, AUBUSSON, 'CHINOISERIE' TAPESTRY
the lower left selvage woven with: M. R. DAVBVSON
7 ft. 4 in. by 16 ft. 4 in.; 2.24 m. by 4.98 m.
Lined. Reduced. Lovely colors of the whole palette. Some standard restorations throughout, particularly in cream colored silk areas. Some minor losses, some tears and very outer edge. Lovely and ready to hang.
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.
Sotheby's Los Angeles, 2 June 1980, lot 12