Overall very good condition. The pewter and copper surfaces with very minor fine scattered surface scratches and tarnish, consistent with age and gentle handling. Traces of polished residue to the recessed areas visible in the catalogue illustration. The lower rear edge where body meets base and outer edges of base with a few minor shallow indentations.. Minor brassing to the edge partially visible on the catalogue illustration. Functionality of the movement is not guaranteed and it could need service at the buyer's discretion. A rare and finely modeled architectural design in very good condition. 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.