Overall measurements; 56cm across the top, 57cm across the bottom, 149cm the left hand side, 150cm the right hand side.
Mounted: 156 by 61cm; 4ft 11in by 1ft 10in: A vertical hole within the field, found in the crook of the fruit tree, visible from photograph. Evidence of old moth damage, see lower right corner beneath peacock. Some further minor losses to the needlework within the field exposing original foundation.
There are some repairs running horizontally through the middle, visible from the photograph. With losses to edges, again visible from the photograph. Possibly originally from a folding screen. First hand inspection is advised, further images can be requested from the department. Highly decorative. "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."