Overall in good condition. Some wear and discoloration to leather top. Leather covering base showing dents and scratches, particularly around the corners. The gilding of the tooling has worn off. Some discoloration to patina of bronze elements. The walnut with the usual nicks, scratches and dents consistent with age and use. Some scattered white paint splashes. 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.