Generally in good restored condition. Paint and parcel gilding probably not original, but attractively worn with typical marks, chips, marks and rubbing, consistent with age and use. Joints sound and sturdy with typical signs of movement along joints of construction. Upholstery in good condition. Underside with later strengthening batons. Caning not original, but in good order. Evidence of old worm, which no longer appears to be active. Would benefit from further cosmetic attention, according to taste, but is ready to use. "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."