lady with dog: right hand and dog restored and overpainted, her headdress chipped at the tip, some chips to the glaze; dogs: one of the larger with restored and partly overpainted base, one tongue chipped off, small usual chips to glaze, small dog with chipped off ears, chips to glaze at nose and right foot; butter dish: various rim chips, some overpainted, some scratching and rubbing to the glaze; tea pot: hairline cracks to the glaze, some chips to rims, spout and finial; mother and child: some very minor glaze chips, this figure of later, possibly modern date "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."