Overall good condition and presentation; the gilt-bronze mounts with tarnishing and dirt in places; the gilt-bronze gallery slightly bent on the left side; the molded edge of the cornice with white paint residue approximately 3 1/2 in. x 1/4 in.; the case fitted for electricity; overall with small nicks, scratches and scuffs in places. 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.