In overall good condition. Minor old marks and scratches, consistent with age and use. Some construction cracks throughout, especially to top edges of the commode and to drawers. Minor veneer liftings and minor losses throughout: front with losses to drawer lining next to the right handside handle of the middle drawer, to frontal bottom edges [right handside: 5cm. long, 2in., left handside: 3.5cm. long, 1 1/2in]; veneer losses to bottom walnut lining on the left side (5cm. long, 2in.) and on the right side (22cm. long, 8 1/2in.).
"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."