The colour of the blue glass is less violet looking and more attractive than in the catalogue photograph. A jewel-like stunning mirror. Some very minor tarnishing to the gilt-bronze which is slightly dirty and would benefit from a light clean according to taste. There are some cracks in the blue glass border of the top as visible in the catalogue photograph. There are also some minor losses to the glass border at the top eg there is a miniscule section top left and right side. There are some replacements to the twisted glass border. There is also a crack in the glass border top right and there is a very minor section of twisted glass border top right corner. There is a printed paper label on the back with the coat-of arms of Principe Massimo. "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."