The board is in good overall condition with expected wear. An approx 15 x 3 cm indented section has been removed from the top of one short end. There is a long narrow spliced on patch repair running the full length of the board and another shorter patch approx 46 x 1.5 cm to a split on one side. Please note that this lot will require a CITES permit for export outside of the United States. 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.