The illustration of the catalogue is accurate. Good overall condition despite the inevitable minor scratches and marks due to age and use. A part of the seatrail at the rear has been replaced and is only visible to close examination. A few old and inactive traces of woodworm.There are some minor old restorations to the frieze. The upholstery is in fair condition. The construction is firm and sound. The seatrail has been reinforced with three later metal transversal rails which are only visible when the sofa is flipped. Nice carving. "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."