Top modern. Top of apron under marble now with thin pieces of wood to keep top in place. With age and construction cracks. Small scattered losses to gesso, some areas now re-gessoed. One foot retipped. Some signs of old worm damage, only visible on reverse of apron. Regilt, gilding now with losses, rubbing and surface dirt. In sound 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.