Roger Vivier for Christian Dior an important pair of beaded 'pagoda' shoes, 1957, of turquoise satin, spangled with gold sequins and turquoise beads, the sole curling upwards into a point at the toe tip, 28cm, 11in long, right shoe: sequin losses to upper above heel, slight rubbing to leather curled toe, two fine splits in silk to left side of vamp above the sole, lacking some of the turquoise beads generally but nothing immediately obvious. Left shoe: lacking sequins and beads from upper above the heel area, slight rubbing to leather curled toe tip, Slight losses to beading mainly along the sides, fine splits in silk on both sides of front vamp approx 7 in total. "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."