The illustration of the catalogue is accurate. There are the inevitable dents, marks and scratches to the glass and crystal elements du to age and handling. There are some chips to some pendants. There are some losses and replacements to the pendants. As stated in the catalogue, the chandelier is drilled and fitted for electricity and has been slightly transformed to be electrified. Please note that we do not guarantee that the electrical system is in working order, it has to be checked by a professional electrician. Nice and elegant chandelier. "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."