Both vases with chips and glaze losses to the rims, bases and handles, one with a larger shallow chip to the front right corner of the base (ca. 1.5 by 1cm.), some glaze pits and scratches to the glaze;
the other with hairline crack and related glaze losses all around the footrim, one larger flat chip to back of base (ca. 2.5 by 1cm.); one very small damage to the glaze, one larger shallow chip to the upper rim (ca. 1 by 0.5cm.). "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."