Re-gilt. With some old repairs to legs and joints, not readily visible, and one back seat rail possibly replaced. Three chairs stamped I, II and III respectively on inside rails. Each with scattered chips, losses to carving and gilt surfaces revealing gesso, bole, and bare wood in areas as to be expected. A few scattered inactive wormholes to seat rails. Upholstery in very good appearance with some minor wear as to be expected. Structurally sound and ready to 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.