Overall in very good condition. The metal surfaces presents with minor surface scratches, rubbing to the patina and minor surface dirt consistent with age and gentle handling. The edges with a few minor abrasions consistent with gentle handling. The patina presents delicate variations of gilt and silvered tones with areas of brown and red hues. A wonderful painterly motif throughout with nice variations. A very decorative piece that exemplifies Jean Dunand’s talent as a dinandier. ----- 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.