A GEORGE III TULIPWOOD CROSSBANDED AND INLAID SATINWOOD SEMI-ELIPTICAL PIER TABLE, CIRCA 1780
the top inlaid with a fan motif and ribbon tied husks, the frieze with similar inlay, on square tapering legs headed by paterae
88cm. high, 162cm. wide, 50.5cm. deep; 2ft. 10¾in., 5ft. 3¾in., 1ft. 8in.
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In typical country house condition. Good quality. Some old marks, blemishes and losses to inlaid surfaces. Loss of approximately 6cm. in of veneer to edge of top. Small losses to crossbanding on edge of frieze. Small movement to rear right leg. Untouched surface. Would beneift from some sensitive restoration.
"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.
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HOK Fine Art, Dublin, 19 November 2002, lot 306