The chess set pieces are in overall very good condition. Scattered burst bubbles more or less important on the surface of most pieces, inherent to the manufacturing process.
The base of one knight has been restored. The restoration is visible to the eye with some cracks, a few minute chips and a chip on the underside. The colour is almost completely faded on the restored area. Remnants of old stickers on several pieces.
The smaller vase in very good overall condition. Dirt scattered, sticker and remnants of an old sticker on the surface.
The largest vase in very good overall condition. A few burst bubbles on the base inherent in the making. Dirt scattered and remnants of old stickers on the 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."