Overall fine condition. Wear, discoloration, and minor losses commensurate with age and use. Few age cracks throughout. Patched vertical age cracks (approx. 1/2 in. in width) to the sides of the upper and lower cases. Appears to retain original cast brass hardware. Top right drawer of lower case has a patched upper corner and lower corner, and the left a lower corner that is patched, each approx. 1 in. by 1 in. Each of the foot facings was previously crack and re-glued approx. 3 in. from bottom of foot. Front leg blocks are replaced.
Secondary wood: white pine and poplar. 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.