Overall in very good condition. Two of the rods are slightly bent as seen in the catalogue illustration. The bent is slight, but can also be repaired easily by a professional restorer. The base with scratches, pitting, small areas of corrosion, rubbing and inconsistency to color, which is visible in the catalogue illustration. Good melodic tone. 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.