EN : Good overall condition.
Rare very minor surface scratches, consistent with age.
On the side of the box, several minute white stains and two more significant ones on the underside of the top.
On the top, a slightly rubbed circular area with light discolouration.
FR : Bon état général. Rares et très légères rayures de surface, cohérentes avec l'âge. Sur le côté de la boîte, quelques petites tâches dont deux plus importantes au revers du couvercle. Sur le couvercle, une petite zone circulaire légèrement abrasée avec une légère décoloration. "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."