One hen: Sotheby's London, 23rd February 1988, lot 393; Pecking hen: Christie's London, 3rd December 1984, lot 145; Pigeon: Christie's Geneva, 16th November 1992, lot 75; One partridge: Christie's London, 25th June 1979, lot 203; One partridge: Christie's London, 29th November 1976, lot 207
Two birds with repaired necks.Three with some restoration to feathers. "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."