As can be seen in the catalogue, the plate is cracked across the bottom right hand side. The plate has a small chip adjacent to the crack. The silvering to the plate around the edge is worn in places and there are other old marks to the plate consistent with age. The silvered frame has been re-silvered and is in good condition. The plate has a mirrored plug in the centre suggesting that it was originally fitted with a central arm. The present arms are later and have been drilled for electricity. Despite the damage it is very attractive piece. "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."