Chair marked II - Wear commensurate with age and use. The glue blocks have been replaced. The laminate on the proper right style previously detached and reglued. Slip seat is replaced. Small chips/losses to the pad feet. There is a 1/2" x 3" age crack on the proper right side at the rear of the seat rail near the junction of the leg joint. There are thin vertical shims at the top of each side of the front legs where they meet the seat rails.
V - Overall fine condition. Wear, discoloration and minor losses commensurate with age and use. Slip seat is replaced. The proper right back support was previously cracked and reglued.
VI - Wear, discoloration and minor losses commensurate with age and use. Slip seat is replaced. There is a 1/2" triangular loss to the proper front left pad foot. There is a wedge shaped 4" patch to the bottom of the proper back left leg and a 1/2" patch to the bottom of the front seat rail.
Chair marked V - Wear commensurate with age and use. Refinished surface, but there are traces of early surface in areas. The slip seat is replaced. Proper front right leg previously cracked and reglued. The glue blocks are replaced. The proper rear right knee return is replaced. The proper right stile is previously cracked and reglued. There is an old 2" x 4" wedge-shaped loss at the base of the proper left rear leg. Traces of worm damage to the medial stretcher. The proper front right knee return was previously cracked and reglued.
Chair marked VI - Wear commensurate with age and use. Refinished, but with traces of early surface in areas. The slip seat is replaced. The glue blocks and knee returns have been replaced. There is a 1/2" triangular loss to the proper front left pad foot. The proper rear left foot has a 2" x 3" triangular patch on the interior lower corner. There is a small 1" x 1/2" patch at the top of the proper right stile at the junction with the crestrail.
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.