Condition consistent with age and daily use. The wood presents with significant scratches, scuffs, abrasions, cracks, dents, chips and holes. There are large instances of discolouration and multiple stains throughout the surface. The square feet presents with very large cracks, inherent to the aging process of the material, and with some old nails. One of the feet presents with large glue remnants and drippings. Scattered tiny previous woodworms holes. "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."