GUSTAVE SERRURIER-BOVY | DESK WITH SHELVES [BUREAU ÉTAGÈRE]
8,000 - 12,000 EUR
DESK WITH SHELVES
padauk, brass and glass
Stamped Serrurier LIEGE on the back
padouk, laiton et verre
Estampillé Serrurier LIEGE au dos]
157 x 110 x 63 cm ; 61 ¾ x 43 ¼ x 24 ¾ in.
Good overall condition, consistent with age and use.
there are scratches throughout the surface, more visible ones near the shelves, on the top
There are losses of wood along all edges and more important ones along the chest, and on the top of the protruding element of the shelf on approximately 1,5 cm.
The surface of the wood presents with visible discoloration as well as an old circular trace of liquid.
There are visible important dents on the top of the desk.
"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."
Private collection, Europe
[Collection privée, Europe]
Jacques-Grégoire Watelet, L'oeuvre d'une vie, Gustave Serrurier-Bovy, Architecte et décorateur liégois, 1858-1910, Alleur-Liège, 2001, p. 290 for a related example
[Jacques-Grégoire Watelet, L'oeuvre d'une vie, Gustave Serrurier-Bovy, Architecte et décorateur liégois, 1858-1910, Alleur-Liège, 2001, p. 290 pour un modèle similaire]