Sold Without Reserve
A REGENCY STYLE JAPANNED AND CANED BERGERE
height 32 ½ in.; width 21 in.; depth 19 ½ in.
82.6 cm; 53.3 cm; 49.5 cm
Some fading and rubbing to japanned decoration. Caned seat removable and caning in good condition overall. Some shrinkage at joints but chair is sturdy, A few, nicks, scrapes, and losses consistent with age and use.
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 Incurable Collector, New York, 29 October 1981