Very good condition overall. Minor oxidation to the metal elements, with scattered chips to the lacquer as described below:
Right hand side: Scattered chips to the lacquer concentrated to the edge of the front right leg as visible in the catalogues. A small chip to the top edge of the main body of the cabinet approximately 2cm and diameter with an older restoration.
The black lacquered cabinet with scattered chips concentrated to the top right and front edges as partially visible in the catalogues. An older area of restoration at the lower left hand corner of the door frame approximately 6 x 6 cm, and along the bottom edge, throughout. Scattered multiple shallow dents to the upper central area of the door. The glass shelf inside the cabinet with a very minor chip at the centre.
Left hand side: Scattered chips to the lacquer, concentrated to the bottom of the third drawer from the top. A few chips to the lacquer on the legs, with a minor seam separation at the join at the front leg and is stable.
"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."