In overall fine condition. Wear, oxidation and residue commensurate with age and use. Two drip pans have been soldered to the ends of their arms. One of these arms has been resoldered/patched at the bottom of the scroll that meets the lower sphere (approx. 2 in.). A third arm has had the upper scroll resoldered (approx. 2 in.). 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.