Harewood example damage to upper side edge of body. Cover detached as screws have gone missing on cover. Split to fillets on chamfered front right. Restorations to fillets on both front corners. Finial on interior cover broken off and missing. Appears to retain traces of original leaded paper lining. Mahogany example overall in good condition. Interior with leaded paper, no interior lid extant. Oval example with one inch loss to fruitwood stringing on upper edge cover. Escutcheon appears replaced by synthetic material. 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.