The illustration of the catalogue is accurate. There are the inevitable minor dents, marks and scratches to the gilding due to age and use. There are some minor chips and rubbed areas to the gilding revealing the white gesso and the red bowl underneath. The white painted central panel is slightly tarnished with some flaking. The label on the back is partly torn. Elegant pair of barometers and thermometers in Louis XVI style. "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."