This pair of sgabelli are in good condition. There are marks and scratches consistent with age and use and traces of old woodworm which appears to be no longer active. Some of these have been filled in. There are other minor repairs most notably to the seats. The gilding, refreshed in pars, is worn and with losses throughout. One with losses to wood due to past woodworm activity and one small break to the lower moulding of the seat; restorations to the feet. The feet of both rebacked. In sound condition, they are ready to place. "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."