Overall in very good condition. The wood presents with very minute surface scratches, abrasions, and very faint discolorations, consistent with age and use and only visible upon close inspection. With one small chip in the wood by the drawer on the lower proper right, measuring approximately 3/4 inches wide. The leather surface presents with hairline scratches and some very faint discoloration and markings, in keeping with age and gentle use.This fine example was originally designed by Ruhlmann for the La Maison des Provinces de France à la Cité Universitaire.
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.