Tthe later movement stamped Japy Frères & Ce. Exposition 1855 Grande Méd. D'Honneur 4-8 459. The dial with small chips and surface dirt to enamel. Wooden parts repainted, now paint flaking in areas. Ormolu with some rubbing, surface dirt and oxidation. Veneer with a few cracks; most to sides and not extensive. 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.