The Ivory Chair: Overall in good restored condition. The chair frame has been repainted at some point in its history. Therefore it shows only very gentle general wear to the frame including surfaces and nicks. The seat and backrest with minor surfaces scratches and nicks to the wood at the edges. The seat of the chair with a large circular discoloration measuring 7 ½ inches in diameter, which shows darkened in areas and has rubbed away portions of the finish, revealing the wood beneath.
The Tan Chair: Overall in very good condition. The paint is probably original and has evidence of a green under paint below the beige. The beige paint with chips, losses and scratches. The lower portion of the legs almost completely lacking the paint revealing the metal beneath. The seat and seat back with scratches and chips to the veneer at the edges. With areas of infill to the edges, some which is beginning to fall out. The seat with expected signs with use including areas of rubbing, unevenness to the color and scattered areas of discoloration to the surface that appear to be remnants of stains. 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.