This work is in very good and sound condition overall. The elements move freely and smoothly. Under close inspection, very minor and unobtrusive surface scratches and pinpoint losses are visible to the white elements, which may have also benefitted from previous light retouching, and pinpoint losses and unobtrusive surface scratches visible to the wire, yellow and red elements as is common with works from this period. Under extremely close inspection, a pinpoint loss to the outer lower edge of the red element. The uneven paint application on the interior of the red element appears to be from the time of execution. 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.