Scattered minor scratches, dents, marks, discolouration, rubbing to brass mounts and abrasions consistent with age and use. The plain veneered sides of the tops with some scratches and water stains at the edges, and the zinc liners and interior also with some oxidation and water marks, again entirely consistent with age and use. The sides of the tops with the leather surface in good condition with only very minimal rubbing and marks. One inside leg with an area of abrasion. Solid construction and ready to 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.