These pieces are in conserved condition. Later polishing and attention to carved detail has resulted in wear to raised carved detail. One chair has had repairs to the back frame, around the construction joints, as well as a repaired broken leg. The other has repairs in the back frame, two repaired breaks to lower section of front legs and also to one of the arm supports. Marks and scratches consistent with age and use. The later red velvet is worn and torn in places. "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."