Very good overall condition. The metal presents with a few rare and light surface scratches, a few rare and tiny losses of patina, mostly concentrated to the top edges and not visually distracting. A few very rare and small oxidation/light rust stains and some light oxidation in the recessed areas of the colums, not visually distracting.
The doors cannot be removed and the feet must be precisely adjusted. Please be advised that the weight of this lot is significant (approximative weight : 380 kg). Sotheby's strongly encourages prospective buyers to contact a professional art handler to organise the installation of this lot.
"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."