The illustration of the catalogue is accurate. There are dents, marks and scratches to both candlesticks. Both tops forming nozzles are broken and restored. Chips to the edges, especially 2 with some losses to the white marble square base of one candlestick. The upper part of the piedouche of one vase is restored. Both white marble upper parts of the square bases are restored and painted with a white color. There are restorations to the upper part of both vases' bodies. "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."