Plates with foxing, crystallization and losses to silvering. Lacking a cresting. The bottom section of the frame has a darker stain while the upper portion is a lighter color possibly because the sides of the frame are later. Walnut with some chips and losses. Parts of the frame are slightly loose (such as a small gap at bottom left corner and at joins of shaped upper portion with lower section of frame). 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.