Overall good condition. The brass elements with scattered oxidation throughout, concentrated to the upper section directly below the largest shade. The largest shade with scattered scuffs and scratches and minor chips to the upper inner rim. The central area surrounding the brass stem with chips, some revealing the metal below. This area has been repainted at some point, the paint a slightly lighter shade. The smaller painted shades with minor scratches, rubbing and stains. The stem with scattered chips. The marble base in very good condition with minor fine surface scratches. Sotheby's does not guarantee electrical components and recommends having all wiring inspected by a licensed electrician. "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."