Overall fair restored condition; handles replaced; the solid mahogany top with very nice figuring and with some rippling and warpage; the cross-banding in good condition with some replacements and small cracks; some replacements to the stringing to the edge of the top with losses to the back edge; the banded edge with stress tears, age cracks and with some minor losses patches to the veneers; lock plate to far left door slightly loose; chip to veneer of cross-banding of left door, the interior with two later sliding shelves and with later drawer runners and later supports to left side; the central drawer with small losses to stringing and possibly with later central runner; right cellaret drawer with veneer patches to cross-banding, and lacking original lead lining; overall with old marks, scratches, scuffs and bruises. 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.