Good condition overall. The metal and the sapelli presents with scattered surface scratches, including a few ones more visible and an horizontal scratch on the front of the lower part of the lamp (approximately 8 cm).
The metal presents with some oxidation throughout and with some scattered oxidation stains on the shade, all consistent with age and use and not visible in the catalogue illustration.
The lower quadrant of the wood veneer presents with a T-shaped craquelure (2x1 cm). The upper edge of the lamp presents with some light wear to the sapelli finish.
Sotheby's does not guarantee electrical components and suggests having all wiring inspected by a licensed electrician. "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."