One vase has restored breaks throughout, is sprayed allover, and has an old label to the interior of the neck. The other vase has restored breaks to the lower half of the vase and base, the affected area has been sprayed and there is additional spray to the juncture of the shoulder and the neck and scattered other areas. Both vases have expected wear to the surface and footring, and minor manufacturing imperfections. 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.