Wear commensurate with age and use. There is an inscription on the backboard of the case, visible from the inside, it reads "Septem...3, 1806". Refinished. With wooden pulley wheels and winding cylinders. There is a 4" by 6" board that has been added to the top of the proper right vertical board of the case, to support the clock mechanism. Losses and craquelure to the painted dial, with more significant losses to the date dial, and some small associated areas of inpainting. The works and the case are likely associated. There is an old 1" x 1" crack to the foot facing on the proper front left foot that has been reglued. There is a 1/2" x 7" patch to the horizontal string veneer at the top of the proper right side of the case. There is a 1/2" by 1" patch to the bottom of the right side of the proper right foot. 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.