For related examples with different drawers : Peter Sulzer, Jean Prouvé, Oeuvre complète, Volume 2 : 1934-1944, Basel, 2000, pp. 288-289 Galerie Patrick Seguin, Jean Prouvé, Vol. 2, Paris, 2007, pp. 330 and 334-335
EN : Good overall condition.
Several previous restorations. The metal parts have been re-painted.
On the proper left top drawer, a circular restoration on the wood of approximately 2cm of diameter.
Several cracks, scratches, dents and stains scattered on the wood.
Some lacks of paint, scratches and dents on the metal parts including one more important dent on the proper right front metallic foot.
FR : Bon état général.
Plusieurs restaurations anciennes. Les parties métalliques ont été repeintes.
Sur le tiroir supérieur droit, une restauration circulaire au bois d'environ 2 cm de diamètre.
Plusieurs fissures, rayures, enfoncements et tâches épars sur le bois.
Manques de peinture, rayures et enfoncement sur les parties métalliques dont un enfoncement plus important sur le pied métallique antérieur droit. "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."