The illustration of the catalogue is accurate.
Good overall condition.
The construction is firm.
There are the inevitable dents, marks and scratches due to age and use.
Each foot has been reinforced with a new piece of wood to the end. The front right hand side foot has been restored to the carving with gomme laque paste filling.
There are nails traces to the inside border of the backrest which consist in an ancient stretched fabric.
There are old woodworms traces filled with gomme laque paste.
The fabric is in good overall condition.
Nice carving and design. Ready to place and use. "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."