The illustration of the catalogue is accurate but the upholstery is less yellow in reality.
Good overall condition.
There are the inevitable minor dents, marks and scratches due to age and use.
There are two pieces of wood under the seatrail to reinforce the central feet.
There are old woodworms traces.
One lower part of a foot has been restored.
There are some minor stains to the silk.
The construction is firm. "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."