EN : Good overall condition. A few small scattered stains on the wood and the straw. Very light surface scratches and a few minute dents, consistent with age and use.
A few straw elements are broken or weakened, only visible upon close inspection.
FR : Bon état général. Quelques petites tâches éparses sur le bois et la paille. Très légères rayures de surface et quelques petits enfoncements, cohérents avec l'âge et l'utilisation. Quelques éléments de paille sont cassés ou affaiblis, cela n'est visible que lors d'un examen approfondi. "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."