Overall good condition; the gilt-tooled leather-lined top appears to be original and with discoloration, stains, and usual scratches and scuffs and with losses and wear to the gilding; rubbing and some losses to the gilding to the foliate-cast gilt-bronze banding to top showing the reddish color of the bronze to highlights in places; retaining its original gilding; old repaired break to top of front left leg at join with frieze; top of all legs with inpainting; cracks to top of back right leg; tarnishing to the gilt-bronze sabots, minor dirt and rubbing to chutes and to mounts of frieze. 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.