The black marble has gold veining in it which makes it a perfect foil for the gilded bronze figures. There is a small spot of verdigris on the cat's tail, a tiny nip to the top left hand edge corner and light wear to the gilding as you can see. Truly a stunning desk piece! The item "Art Deco gilded bronze cat and bird desk clock on black marble base" is in sale since Friday, September 4, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Clocks\Antique (Pre-1930)\Shelf, Mantel".The seller is "impeeryus" and is located in West Brookfield, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.