In overall good condition. Gilding generally with minor cracks and scratches consistent with age and use.
Mirror A: Some losses to the gilding borders around the glass plate, extensive towards the bottom edges and mouldings. Construction cracks to the corners of the mirror frame. Bottom of the mirror with some chips: six in total are noticeable, including one at each edge of the corners (one 6cm and the other about 4cm long). Bottom left side missing its mould (about 10cm long).
Mirror B: Moulding at the tip of the top crest is missing. Some losses to the gilded borders around the glass plate. Bottom of the mirror with some chips to the corner edges and two along the bottom edge (one is 2cm long, the other 20cm long)
As stated in the printed catalogue, the plates are probably later, both in overall good condition.
"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."