In overall fine condition. Wear commensurate with age and use. One of the pair has a telescoping mechanism allowing to raise and lower the candle. Traces of wax residue within each candlecup. The bobeche on the pair of telescoping sticks have a couple of edges that are more worn down and one of the sticks has a 1-inch vertical crack to the base. One of the other pair has a repaired 1/2-inch vertical crack to the base. 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.