Overall very good condition consistent with age and gentle use. Oxidation and surface marks to the copper surfaces as visible in the printed catalogue. Minor scattered chips, scuffs and scratches through out the wooden bases. One larger chip to the interior underside edge of the foot of one base which has resulted in the loss of material, approximaely 1x4cm. 5 minor vertical scratches directly below the copper seat to one side of the same stool. "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."