A decorative group in reasonable condition. Ebonised pair: Chips and losses to parcel-gilt and painted surface, which has been refreshed in areas. Evidence of repaired breaks to armrests and backs, notably to pierced splats. Minor filler restorations. Re-caned. Cushions are worn and dirty with watermarks. Grey painted chair: Decoration apparently later and generally in good order. Cushion with splits and will need replacing. Re-caned. "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."