Overall fine condition. Wear commensurate with age and use. The donut, wedge and clasp appear to be original. There are some losses to the top and bottom of each of the birdcage supports, two appear to have been previously detached and reglued. There is an old age split from the base of the support to the collar. There is an old 1" x 1" crack to the dished edge of the top that has been reglued. There is an old 1" x 2" crack to the donut that has been reglued. 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.