Fair overall condition consistent with age and use.
The wood presents with instances of abrasions to the varnish and instances of discoloration, as visible in the catalogue illustration. The surface presents with some small stains, a few glue remnants, some scattered scratches, minute dents and minute chips (mostly concentrated along the edges), consistent with age and use. The proper left wooden door presents with an horizontal scratch from side to side, visible in the catalogue illustration. The top presents with a chip of veneer along the proper left front corner of approximately 1,5 x 2 cm. There are traces of previous small restorations to the wood. The right proper side of the bookcase is not veneered. The ivory handles presents with overall soiling. The glass panels presents with some surface soiling, some light surface scratches and a some minute chips along the corners, consistent with age and 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."