Extremely elegant and rare survival, in good condition with scattered rubbing, surface dust and tarnishing to gilding consistent with age and use. Traces of candle wax residue. Later tole shades in excellent condition with minimal marks and scratches. Now with attached light bulb sockets and wires, which can be removed; lamps have not been drilled. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.