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A REGENCY BLACK JAPANNED PENWORK GRADUATED TABLE CHEST OF DRAWERS, CIRCA 1815

Reserves

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

A REGENCY BLACK JAPANNED PENWORK GRADUATED TABLE CHEST OF DRAWERS, CIRCA 1815

A REGENCY BLACK JAPANNED PENWORK GRADUATED TABLE CHEST OF DRAWERS, CIRCA 1815

Estimate:

2,000

to
- 3,000 USD

Lot sold:

52,500

USD

Sold Without Reserve

A REGENCY BLACK JAPANNED PENWORK GRADUATED TABLE CHEST OF DRAWERS, CIRCA 1815


the back with a contemporary label inscribed Mary Bentley/No 20.

height 19 ½ in.; width 19 in.; depth 8 ½ in.

49.5 cm; 48.3 cm; 21.6 cm

Scattered losses, flaking, and chips and areas of lifting to penwork surface. Age cracks and shrinkage at joints.


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.

The Estate of Brooke Astor, Sotheby’s New York, 24-25 September 2012, lot 18