Marble tops with some chips, abrasions and discoloration. Scattered age and constuction cracks, abrasions and dents. Stretchers with some old restored breaks. Back with very minor old worm damage. Mahogany with some chips and losses in veneered areas. Scattered restorations and minor patches. Ormolu with oxidation, some rubbing and surface dirt. Originally probably with mirrored back plate. 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.