The vase is in good condition. There is an inconspicuous, hairline crack towards the base visible only upon close inspection, measuring approx. 6 1/2 inches, below the woman facing forward. There is also an inconspicuous 30 mm hairline crack in the left buttocks of the nude figure. (A tiny firing crack on rim and a few minor chips to paint.)
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.