Good overall condition.
The wood presents with some small scratches and with a few tiny dents, the latter concentrated to the edges. The surface has been re-varnished at a later date, some previous cracks have been stabilized and infilled. There are instances of blushing to the varnish. The glass vase presents with soiling throughout and some light scratches.
The brass stem presents with some oxidation throughout with some tiny oxidation stains.
The glass and fabric shades have been replaced at a later date and are in good overall condition. There are a few tiny stains to the fabric shade.
Sotheby's does not guarantee electrical components and suggests having all wiring inspected by a licensed electrician.
The height is given with the shade. "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."