Good overall condition.
The mirrored glass presents with some instances of wear/oxidation to the silvering. The lower corners presents with several small chips and a larger chip along the proper right corner/side on approximately 9 cm, visible in the catalogue illustration.
The marble top presents with some light scratches and a few tiny chips along the edge.
The silvered bronze cobra presents with some light tarnishing overall and some instances of light wear, all consistent with age and gentle use. The marble base presents with some scratches, a few scuffs (visible in the catalogue illustration) and a few tiny chips along the edges. The screws are not the original ones. "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."