The condition of lots can vary widely and the nature of the lots sold means that they are unlikely to be in a perfect condition. Lots are sold in the condition they are in at the time of sale.
Overall with some scuffs and scratches consistent with age, some bends and minor losses to the fiber detailing on the trunk, the fronds with some bends, minor splits, and minor losses, fronds are removable and most are numbered to correspond with their location in the trunk, a few fronds likely lacking as evidenced by some empty slots to the top some minor wear to the gilding on the coconut clusters, and with some nicks, 'nibbles' and minor losses to the malachite base.
Please note that this lot will require professional assembly. Christie's does not guarantee the working order of electric lamps. For the purpose of assembly, disassembly, and transport, the wiring throughout has been cut. This lot will require full re-wiring prior to functioning as a lamp. Please contact the department with any additional questions.