Overall in good original condition. The brass portion of the shade and base with minor surface scratches, spots of corrosion, tarnish and pitting scattered throughout. The brass adjacent to the top aperture of the shade and one area along the vertical pole of the base with areas of discoloration and corrosion, which is visible in the catalogue illustration. The metal base with scratches. The underbase with scratches and plastic element that conceals the access to the electrical wiring. 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.