Secondary woods are poplar, yellow pine and Atlantic white cedar; the interior of drawers have been varnished; hardware is replaced; proper left and right side of case cracked and with later 20th-century glue blocks added to inside face; top reset; proper left and right sides of underside of top re-secured with later glue block and screws; locks replaced; several corner patches to drawer lips; several drawer lips restored; the central carved drawer's proper right side is composed of two boards, possibly original in its construction; central drawer once with a later fitted interior that has since been removed. 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.