Good overall condition, consistent with age and use. The gilt bronze presents with some very light tarnishing and with some scattered small oxidation stains, including a few vert-de-gris ones. There are instances of vert-de-gris throughout the edge of the top. The brass top presents with light scratches, scattered stains, small oxidation stains and circular marks, all consistent with age and daily use. The top is very slightly convex, this appears to be inherent to the making. "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."