This fauteuil is in overall good condition displaying some wear to decoration, namely to edges, as well as some marks and scratches consistent with age and use. There is one dent to back right leg. The green silk damask close-nailed upholstery is in excellent condition.
The side chair with rubbing to later paint revealing ebonised under-paint. Chip to tip of one rear leg. Chips to carved details. Damask generally good. "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."