In overall reasonable restored condition. Generally with minor cracks, old marks and scratches to veneers, consistent with age and use. Minor chips to edges of drawers.
Commode A: Some horizontal scratches on the left handside of the top. Small visible veneer lifting on the bottom right handside of the top. Some signs of shrinking which caused some cracks to top and bottom edges. Handle to middle right drawer is detached. Minor veneer lifting to left side of the commode. Feet replaced.
Commode B: Signs of shrinking which caused some cracks to top and bottom edges of the commode. Handle to top right drawer is detached. Chips to the top left edge of the drawer and minor chips and losses to edges of the left leg. Restoration to the top right corner and one small triangular shaped restoration to the right handside of the top.
"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."