Overall good condition, consistent with age and use. The plaster presents with the usual surface scratches, small dents and small chips, mostly concentrated to the edges. Some scattered surface losses of the finish. The additional sconce is of a different model and is gilt (The gilding presents with some wear overall). Three of the sconces presents with some remnants of gilt and some soiling on the surface. Please note that not all sconces present with an electrical system.
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."