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A Charles II carved oak casket, England, circa 1670

Estimate:

400 - 600 EUR

A Charles II carved oak casket, England, circa 1670

A Charles II carved oak casket, England, circa 1670

Estimate:

400 - 600 EUR

Lot sold:

3,528

EUR

A Charles II carved oak casket, England, circa 1670


with geometrical decoration; the lock and the key lacking  


Height 3½in; width 12¼in

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Coffret en chêne sculpté Charles II, Angleterre, vers 1670


à décor géométrique de rosaces, fleurs et godrons; la serrure et la clef manquante


Haut. 9,5 cm, larg. 31 cm

The illustrations are accurate. Good overall condition despite the inevitable minor dents and scratches due to age and use. The lock is missing. The front frieze has to be reglued. The interior was probably fitted with cases which re now missing. The inches are later. A few minor old and inactive woodworm traces. The key is missing. It was originally fitted with feet which are now lacking. A few minor chips to the base. a minor shrinkage crack on the base.


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.