Surface scratches scattered on the surface.
Scattered wear on the gold patina and some very minor dents, revealing the tinted plaster underneath, especially on the edges and the angles, all consistent with age and use.
This lamp has been restored upon the request and under the supervision of the Alberto and Annette Giacometti Foundation.
Sotheby's does not guarantee electrical components and suggests having all wiring inspected by a licensed 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."