EN : Good overall condition.
Surface scratches and light wear on the inside of the bowl.
A few small scratches scattered, especially on the underside with a few small dents.
Several small cracks and a few slightly more important ones, inherent to the ebony.
Surface dust scattered.
FR : Bon état général.
Rayures de surface et légere usure à l'intérieur de la coupe. Quelques petites rayures éparses plus particulièrement au revers avec quelques enfoncements. Plusieurs petites craquelures dont quelques unes plus importantes, inhérentes à l'ébène. Poussière éparse en surface. "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."