Good condition overall.
The base with some surface scratches, scratches and wear to the paint around the edge.
The stem with some oxidation throughout, surface scratches and scratches at the bottom.
The white shade : wear to the lacquer throughout, partially revealing the light grey layer underneath, with some surface scratches and a few scratches The red shade : some surface scratches and a few scratches. Instances of wear and some re-painted areas. A few chips of paint.
Extremely Minute white paint stains scattered.
The black shade : some surface scratches and a few scratches. A few light instances of wear and some minute white paint stains.
"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."