What is guaranteed?
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, New York
number 8 from an edition of 8
produced by Landwoski Fondeur, Paris
patinated bronze, original fabric upholstery
impressed Landwoski Fondeur with the artist's cypher, dated 2006 and numbered 8/8
26 x 26 x 15¼ in. (66 x 66 x 38.7 cm)
Overall in excellent condition. The patinated bronze presents with minor surface irregularities inherent to production as well as scattered faint scratches, abrasions and scuffing consistent with gentle use. The patinated bronze presents with occasional instances of oxidation, discoloration and rubbing to the patina consistent with gentle use and only visible upon close inspection. The legs of the bench present with a few small traces of verdigris, not visually distracting. The patinated bronze with light surface soiling concentrated to the recessed contours of the design. The fabric upholstery is in very good condition overall and presents with minimal wear and occasional loose threads consistent with gentle 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.