Good condition overall.
Light wear to the gilding throughout the piece, not visually distractive and consistent with age and use.
More important wear on the gilt on the rim, with some of the gilding almost completely erased. Some dirt along the décor of the rim.
A few hairline scratches scattered and more significant scratches on the underside, consistent with use.
A few flaws in the glass inherent to the manufacturing process especially along the base.
"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."