Overall fair condition. The base with significant oxidation as seen in the catalogue illustration. Considerable surface dirt to the base and shade. The shade with a ½ inch chip to the outer edge of the top aperture of the shade, which is not visible once the shade is installed in the base. The armature of the base moves with ease. Rubbing to the iridized decoration to the top portion of the shade. Sockets appear to be period. Switch replaced. 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.