With old minor marks, chips and scratches consistent with age. The back legs have been reblocked. Restoration to the back left molding. The back right foot has some extensive restoration to the legs with some losses to the wood in the area where the leg was previously broken. The underside of that leg has significant traces of old worm. Minor restorations to the veneer in areas, in otherwise sound condition.
This lot will be offered without reserve. 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.