Fair condition; lacquer is stable overall; age cracks to the doors and side panels over lines of construction with some subsequent losses to the lacquer; small chips and losses to the lacquer at edges especially to bottom edge of upper section and to edges of the stand particularly the legs and feet; the whole would benefit from some conservation as it appears to retain the majority of it is original decoration; some restorations and areas of inpainting to some of the figures and to edges. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.