Marks and scratches consistent with age. The top with some chips along the edge, visible from the catalogue photograph, although specimen marbles in good condition. Base in need of attention, the frieze has loses to edge banding, loses to mahogany veneer and one big split to upper section of freeze. Painted legs with losses to paint and gilding, both of which not original. scuffing to feet, Gilt brass finial of a later date. "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."