In overall good restored condition with replacements to drops and lustres consistent with age and use. The crescent to top possibly associated. Very minor old chips throughout consistent with age and use. Some drops and lusters missing. Elements would benefit from a gentle clean. An inherently fragile object which needs careful handling and Sotheby's recommends having professional assistance for assembly. Good scale and highly decorative. "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."