Wear commensurate with age and use. Retains a dark, rich surface, particularly to the tripod base. The top has some staining and discoloration consistent with use. The clasp is replaced. One foot was previously cracked and reglued, just beneath the ankle. Another leg was cracked and reglued at the junction with the central support.
Secondary wood: White pine 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.