Overall fine condition. Wear and discoloration commensurate with age and use. Retains remnants of a dark historic surface. Appears to retain original cast brass hardware. There a couple of thin patches to the top, each approx. 1/4 in. in width, one approx. 2 in. in length, and the other approx. 5 in. in length. Few minor age cracks throughout.
Secondary wood: oak, poplar, and pine. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.