With scattered age and construction cracks to veneer, not extensive. Some small losses to veneer on front as visible in illustration, also not extensive. Signs of old worm damage to back. Marble top of later date and in generally good condition. Some losses to brass inlay in corners. Ormolu mounts with some rubbing, traces of oxidation and surface dirt. Some losses to ormolu mount on bottom drawer. Mount on apron proably later. In good overall condition. 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.