Chairs in overall very good condition. Some minor age cracks consistent with age, mainly to the center of the back; some of those vertical cracks to back with small patches or areas of infill. Some minor scratches and abrasions, generally concentrated on legs; very small chips to carving, but not extensive. Some very minor losses to carving with small areas of infill. Corners reblocked. 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.