The pitcher in very good overall condition. There is a hairline crack, almost invisible, on approximately 2,5 cm from the upper rim. Remnants of an old sticker above the beak.
The vase in good overall condition with a small chips of approximately 0,9 x 0,4 cm on the base. On 4 cm from the base, an almost invisible hairline crack, most likely inherent to the manufacturing process. On approximately 3,5 cm from the rim, three minor cracks which have most likely been stabilized.
The cup and the saucer in good overall condition. A minor crack on the inside of the cup. Both pieces are stained, most likely by tea. Remnants of an old sticker within the cup.
Scattered dirt on all the pieces.
"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."