A ZITAN HORSESHOE-BACK CHAIR, QUANYI QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY 重要私人珍藏
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A ZITAN HORSESHOE-BACK CHAIR, QUANYI
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
the elegantly curving crestrail supported by long slender side posts continuing down to join the front and rear posts, set with an undecorated bowed rectangular backsplat, the rectangular seat frame enclosing a cane mat above legs joined by plain aprons and stretchers
59 by 45.2 by h. 97 cm, 22 ¼ by 17 ¾ by h. 38 ¼ in.
The chair is in good overall condition with infills to the right handrest and one leg. The left side apron between the legs has been later replaced.
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.
Sotheby's New York, 23rd September 1997, lot 410.