Overall marks, scratches, chips and losses consistent with age and use. Broken and repaired, and with old reinforcements and filler, the stretcher is in need of some attention and securing. Some movement to legs, which have been raised on later oak feet. The modern painted ply top in good order but with some scratches and marks.
This table may have been two consoles joined together. A decorative lot which will benefit from some conservation. "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."