In overall reasonable conserved condition. Top drawer formerly with fitted interior and now lined with green baize. Handles and locks apparently original. Losses to inlay and veneers - notably to corners as illustrated in catalogue image. Generally with minor old chips and scratches consistent with age and use. No keys. An elegant piece which would benefit from further cosmetic attention.
Please note: image flipped in printed catalogue "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."