Overall in very good, age appropriate condition. The wooden column is in excellent condition with light scuffing and minor scratches throughout, largely concentrated to the base. The metal component presents with some minor surface scratches,, and minor signs of oxidation, not visually distracting overall. The lampshade can be easily adjusted. The lamp shade's painted armature with some minor losses. The shade's string exterior presents with minor surface dirt and fading consistent with age and gentle use. Its internal fabric liner with a tear measuring approximately 1 ½-in, located at the vertical seam. Sotheby's does not guarantee electrical components and suggests having all wiring inspected by a licensed electrician. 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.