Overall in reasonable restored condition. Sound and sturdy and ready to use. Surface is polished with a glossy varnish. The later upholstery in good condition. Evidence of old worm damage which no longer appears to be active and the left foot of one chair with loses due to worm damage. Both stretchers with repaired breaks, one with noticeable scuffs and later baton supports. Corners of seat rails re-blocked. Signs of structural consolidation to historic breaks noticeably to one leg. With minor old marks scratches commensurate with age and use.
"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."