Good overall condition.
The wood appears to have been re-varnished at a later date. It presents with some light surface scratches scattered and with a few tiny indentations. The side edges and back corners present with some instances of wear and light abrasion. This lot is sold with six wooden shelves which present with more numerous scratches, scuffs and abrasions, consistent with age and use. There are some small humidity stains to the varnish on the top. The oxidized metal doors present with some very light surface scratches, not visually distracting. The oxidized finish on the metal has been re-finished at a later date.
This lot is sold with three keys. "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."