Ebonized decoration with wear, rubbing, and scattered losses. Age cracks to the frieze particularly to sides. Some old worm damage, not very noticeable. Marble with abrasions, pitting and small chips to corners and edges. Back and internal rails replaced. Minor variations to carving in legs. Apron lacking one small carved foliate element approx.6 cm /2.25 in. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.