The table is covered with a thick varnish that is dried out with mulitples hairline cracks. Multiple small lacks of varnish scattered on the piece, especially along the edges, some dents and rare lacks of veneer. Several scratches and scuffs on the varnish more or less important on the top and the base. Several small areas with fading of the varnish on the top.
The gilding on the metal elements is flaking and partially missing. "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."