Old breaks and repairs to pierced splats, and five chairs with repairs to crest rail. Approximately half with chew damage to the front toe cabochons and returns, with losses to carving and abraded areas with later infill and re-colouring. Scattered scratches, nicks, and minor surface staining consistent with age and use. Three returns lacking. Sturdy construction without visible repairs and breaks to legs, and ready to use. 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.