Domus, December 1951, n. 264-265, p. 20, for an example in an advertisement Anty Pansera, Alessandro Padoan and Alessandro Palmaghini, Arredoluce, catalogo ragionato 1943-1987, Milan, 2018, pp. 123 and 281
Condition consistent with age and use.
The brass presents with scratches, scuffs, dents, wear to the finish and oxidation, partially visible in the catalogue illustration. The lacquered metal shades may have been re-painted many years ago and the paint is flaking and presents with cracks and chips. There are a few tiny paint stains scattered.
Sotheby's does not guarantee electrical components and suggests having all wiring inspected by a licensed electrician. "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."