Notley Abbey Inventory, April 1948, p. 34, the china room, lobby and flower room, 'A Spanish copper lustre circular dish of scroll design 20" diameter', (The Vivien Leigh Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, THM/433/6/1).
There is extensive wear to lustre of well. There are general rim nibbles and scattered chips around most of the rim. There is a chip at the rim which has been restored with a replacement material, and there is an associated area of re-touching to front surface. The lustre on the reverse is in generally good order. "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."