PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN
A LOUIS XIV PROVINCIAL PART EBONISED WALNUT BUFFET À DEUX CORPS, LATE 17TH CENTURY
height 91 ½ in.; width 55 in.; depth 23 in.
232.4 cm; 139.7 cm; 58.4 cm
General scattered old nicks, losses, wear, and discoloration commensurate with age and use. Splits and age cracks to top and lower molded edge of the cupboard section. Some old filled worm holes. Hardware replaced. Lacking two escutcheons. Cresting associated, and upper section likely reduced in height.
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.