FRANÇOIS-XAVIER LALANNE | RHINOCÉROS SCREEN [PARAVENT RHINOCÉROS]
lacquered and screen printed wood and rubber
bois laqué, sérigraphié, et caoutchouc]
222 x 218 cm ; 87 ⅜ x 85 ⅞ in.
Good overall condition, consistent with age and use.
each panel presents with some light surface scratches, not visually distracting, and mostly concentrated on edge (a larger scratch of approximately 5 cm )
One panel presents with three important cracks, on the lower part of each side ( one crack on approximately 28 cm, together with an important dent on 1 cm, the other crack on approximately 25,5 cm together with a lack of paint on the green area and two small dents, the third one on approximately 34 cm)
One panel presents with an important scratch one the lower part of one edge of approximately 1 cm and a crack on 6 cm .
One panel presents with three important cracks on the lower part of each side : one of approximately 28 cm, another one on 25 cm together with a wood lifting and the third one on 23 cm.
One panel presents with two smaller cracks on the lower part of one edge, of approximately 5 cm.
"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."