Good overall condition.
The ebonised wood presents with scattered light scratches and scuffs, partially visible on the catalogue illustration. There are a few small deep scratches/dents and a large scratch to the back of the backrest (approx 26 cm). The ebonised finish presents with instances of wear scattered and with what appears to be a few later touch-ups. There is a small chip of wood on the proper right armrest (1x0,3 cm), visible on the catalogue illustration, and a few small chips, mostly concentrated along the edges of the back feet. The edges of the feet presents with wear and humidity traces to the finish, as visible in the catalogue illustration. "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."