Wear, discoloration and age cracks commensurate with age and use. The top has an old split through the top that has been reinforced with blocks to the underside. The latch has been replaced. The square block at the top of the central support was previously cracked, reglued and reinforced with a wood brace. One leg was previously cracked and reglued between the knee and the foot, the same leg was also detached from the central support and reinforced with a metal bracket. Another leg is slightly loos due to a loss within the dovetailed joint. 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.