A PAIR OF GEORGE II STYLE BLACK AND GOLD JAPANNED AND CHINESE LACQUER DISPLAY CABINETS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING EARLIER CHINESE LACQUER PANELS
A PAIR OF GEORGE II STYLE BLACK AND GOLD JAPANNED AND CHINESE LACQUER DISPLAY CABINETS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING EARLIER CHINESE LACQUER PANELS
A PAIR OF GEORGE II STYLE BLACK AND GOLD JAPANNED AND CHINESE LACQUER DISPLAY CABINETS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING EARLIER CHINESE LACQUER PANELS
A PAIR OF GEORGE II STYLE BLACK AND GOLD JAPANNED AND CHINESE LACQUER DISPLAY CABINETS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING EARLIER CHINESE LACQUER PANELS
A PAIR OF GEORGE II STYLE BLACK AND GOLD JAPANNED AND CHINESE LACQUER DISPLAY CABINETS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING EARLIER CHINESE LACQUER PANELS
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A PAIR OF GEORGE II STYLE BLACK AND GOLD JAPANNED AND CHINESE LACQUER DISPLAY CABINETS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING EARLIER CHINESE LACQUER PANELS

Estimate: 6,000 - 9,000 USD

A PAIR OF GEORGE II STYLE BLACK AND GOLD JAPANNED AND CHINESE LACQUER DISPLAY CABINETS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING EARLIER CHINESE LACQUER PANELS

Estimate: 6,000 - 9,000 USD

Lot Sold:50,000USD

Lot Details

Description

A PAIR OF GEORGE II STYLE BLACK AND GOLD JAPANNED AND CHINESE LACQUER DISPLAY CABINETS, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY, INCORPORATING EARLIER CHINESE LACQUER PANELS

height 83 ½ in.; width 38 in.; length 13 ¼ in.

212.1 cm; 96.5 cm; 33.7 cm

Condition Report

Repairs to fretwork and roof corbels; a few small carved elements and 2 giltwood bells lacking Scattered losses and rubbing to gilt and lacquered decoration and lacquer panels with some craquelure commensurate with age. A few vertical and horizontal age splits to back panels consistent with age; one section slightly warped. Ready to place.


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.

Cataloguing

Provenance

The William S. Paley Collection, Christie’s New York, 14 October 2004, lot 144

Mario Buatta: Prince of Interiors
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