With scattered age and construction cracks, dents and abrasions. Cresting reinforced on reverse and now with possibly later ball finials, whicc are now with some losses to wood. Veneer with scattered cracks, scratches some minor losses, minor bucking and restorations. Some losses and lifting to wood at edges of base. Scattered old worm damage; not extensive. Interior of top seciton possibly refitted, mirror plates later. Refinished. 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.