With a few small age and construction cracks, dents, scuffs and abrasions. Moulding of removable top with long cracks; now with some glue residue from old restoration and restored break to rim. Leather inlay later. Ivory inlay with some fine cracks. Legs regilt. Brass inlay with some oxidaiton and lifting in one area; recommend securing. Refinished. Mounts with some oxidation and surface dirt. In good 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.