In overall reasonable restored condition. The leather top attractively worn but displays old marks and scratches consistent with age and use. Veneers and cock beading with small path repairs and replacements throughout, notably around drawer fronts and peripheral edges. One lock will need re-attaching. One handle lacking lacking its drop pull and all handles later but period replacements. Restored age cracks to both sides. Bracket feet possibly shortened and later shaped. Formerly on castors. Top does not sit comfortably on pedestals and generally piece would benefit from remedial attention. With 3 keys. Diminutive and nice colour.
"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."