The canvas is unlined and is slightly undulating. There is some slight frame-rubbing to the extreme edges with associated dots of retouching visible under UV light. Under UV light, there is an old varnish making reading difficult. There are traces of inpainting to very minor paint losses to the right of the fruit bowl, to the centre of the large basket, towards the middle of the bottom of the composition, near the bird and in other scattered areas. There are traces of inpainting to minor craquelure in various areas. This work is in good condition. "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."