Overall very good condition. The shade is in very good condition consistent with age and gentle use. The shade with fewer than five hairline cracks, and with some minor traces of light surface soiling to the contours adjacent to the leadlines. The base is in very good condition and presents with scattered extremely minor surface scratches and abrasions consistent with age and gentle use. The bronze with a few extremely minor casting flaws inherent in the making and not visually detractive. With replaced sockets. With a period finial in very good condition with minor surface scratches, abrasions, and light wear. A very nice example of the model in great 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.