Overall in country house condition. The upholstery is tired and worn with numerous splits, notably to the seat cushion and reverse of backrest, as visible in the catalogue image. The frame is sound and sturdy with typical but slight movement along construction joints. Evidence of old worm to seat rails, which no longer appears to be active. Painted surface probably later and with typical signs of wear including rubbing to arms and scuffs to legs entirely consistent with age and use. One patera missing on the front seat rail. "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."