Overall in very good condition. When viewed firsthand, this playful pair of tables by Jean Royère displays great sculptural presence. The gold coating on both tables presents with signs of age, namely gentle rubbing, discolorations and losses throughout, which are consistent with age and use, which reveal a range of maroon and charcoal undertones to the metal. One table top presents with more pronounced flaking and losses to the gilding, stable. The metal surfaces throughout present with scattered scratches, minor abrasions and edgewear consistent with age and gentle use. One tabletop presents with a small indentation to one edge measuring approximately ¼ in. long, only visible upon close inspection. The metal exhibits some occasional oxidation to the surfaces consistent with age and not visually distracting. One tabletop with a small discoloration to the metal measuring approximately ¼ in. long, not visually distracting.
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.