The wood is covered with a thick varnish and presents with multiple scratches, scuffs, small dents and small chips, mostly concentrated to the lower half of the armchair. The bronze feet presents with some scratches and minute dents, consistent with age and use. A screw has been added at a later date to hold one bronze foot to the armchair's structure. The armchair has been re-upholstered at a later date but would benefit from a full professional restoration as the backrest and seat are loose. "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."