The photograph is slightly too orange; the mahogany has actually a darker and more elegant tone. Several scratches, cracks, dents and stains all throughout the surface, consistent with age and use. One chair is extensively sunfaded with some chips to the veneer. Another one has lost a small mahogany moulding on the right top of the backrest. Sound and sturdy (wooden blocks inside seat rails). Upholstery with wear.Nice model which would benefit from a restoration. "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."