This casket is in overall good condition and ready to place.
Casket: Minor scratches and marks to shagreen. One visible mark and minor cracks on the back of the casket. Interior of casket in overall good condition. Some edges are rolled up, revealing a backing with French newspapers, due to the bottles being taken in and out of the casket. Once the casket is locked, the top lid does not sit comfortably, however the casket is securely closed. Sticker to underside reading 'Infanta Alicia'. One key.
Bottles: Firmly secured, but can be taken out of the casket fairly easily. Bottles with minor marks and scratches consistent with age and use. Some chips to corners and arched edge of one bottle. Silver lids with very minor old marks and scratches.
"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."