The illustration the catalogue is accurate. Gilt-bronze elements: the gilding is slightly rubbed and tarnished. There are different colors of gilding between the candlearms and the base. The stoneware: There are some chips to the stoneware with minor losses (some fingers, one hand, one foot, toes). There are some different colors to both stoneware groups. Chips and restorations to the European flowers. "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."