The illustration of the catalogue is accurate.
Good overall condition.
There are the inevitable minor surface scratches to the gilt-bronze and patinated- bronze elements.
The gilding is very slightly rubbed and tarnished.
The end of one palm leaf of the upper crown has been broken and restored.
The chandelier is fitted and drilled for electricity.
Please note that we do not guarantee the electrical system is in working order. The electrical system needs to be checked by a professional electrician. "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."