Overall in very good condition. The brass presents with some surface scratches and a few scratches more visible mostly concentrated around the thiner part of the base. The same area presents with a network of craquelures on the gilt metal, most likely inherent to the manufacturing process, on approximately 2,5 x 1,5 cm. The brass with scattered isolated areas of oxidation and wear to the gilding, concentrated around the outer rim of the glass. The same area with minor shallow indentations around the upper edge of the brass rim and a few shallow dents near the base, the largest approximately 1 cm. The glass with minor surface scratches throughout, some small areas with wear to the silvering and a fleck to the upper edge approximately 6mm. "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."