The illustration is accurate. Good overall condition. There are multiple traces of previous bronze mounts on the facade. We think the bookcase was created without any mounts. It has been decorated later and then they have been removed. The front columns were probably fitted with ornaments such as urns. These ornaments are now missing, there is a fitting hole at the top of each one. A small restoration the mahogany at the lower part of the left door. A few scratches to the veneer. A small loss to a lateral moulding of the plinth. "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."