Very good overall condition. One of the upper corner of the base presents with a very minute chip of shagreen, not visually distractive. The shagreen of the top presents with small seams separations, consistent with age and use. The shagreen presents with very light soiling throughout the surface, consistent with age and use. The sycamore presents with a few small stains with two more visible ones on the underside of the lid. The sycamore on the unside of the box presents with some light wear and some surface scratches, all consistent with age and use. "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."