Good overall condition.
The wooden surfaces present with the usual light scratches, tiny dents and tiny chips, mostly concentrated to the edges. There are instances of previous small restorations (small filling of previous chips and dents) and some instances of light discolouration. The white painted wooden doors have most likely been repainted at a later date and presents with some scratches, some minute chips of paint (mostly concentrated to the edges), some soiling throughout and some stains. Two of the doors present with broken and missing small elements along the outer side edges, as visible in the catalogue illustration.
The lacquered metal compartments presents with scattered scratches, some of them revealing the original colour of the metal.
There are several white paint stains and white paint accretions to the back of the wooden shelves and of the lacquered compartments. "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."