THE COLLECTION OF MELINDA AND PAUL SULLIVAN
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY BOOKCASE, LATE 18TH CENTURY
height 91 ½ in.; width 49 in.; depth 16 in.
232.5 cm; 124.5 cm; 40.5 cm
In good conserved condition, scattered patches to veneers and repairs to age cracks. Typical minor scratches and wear. Some fading stroke discoloration to proper right section of lower cupboard, and some surface dust which easily rubs off. Old worm damage to back of crest. Shelves wired with bulbs.
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.
Arthur Ackermann & Son, New York