Good overall condition.
The gilt bronze presents with instances of tarnishing - slightly stronger in the recessed areas - instances of oxidation and light oxidation stains mostly concentrated to the stems. There are a few light vert-de-gris stains.
The galvanised copper leaves present with some hairline craquelures and some holes, original to the making. There are some instances of light oxidation with a few oxidation stains.
There are scattered wax remnants, consistent with use. "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."