AN OTTOMAN VOIDED VELVET AND METAL-THREAD SILK PANEL (YASTIK), TURKEY, BURSA OR ISTANBUL, 17TH CENTURY
metal threads on a silk cream ground, with green voided velvet outlines on a red velvet ground, with carnations and bands containing floral motifs, mounted
124.5 by 67cm.
Please note: Condition 9 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers for this sale is not applicable to this lot.
Although most of metal threads present, these have been consolidated in sections, notably where there have been losses and some associated fraying, the velvet in good condition, borders on each side, as viewed.
"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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."
Spink & Son Ltd., London, 6 January 1983.