The gray sponged example with the milkmaid: its cover is lacking; restoration to the tails, ears and horns and there are several small chips to the edge of mouth and base.
In good condition, except:
The yellow and gray sponged example: has restoration to the tail and horns. Its cover is lacking.
Yellow and brown sponged creamer with the milkmaid: Cover is restored or made up. The tail has been detached and reglued.
Blue and yellow sponged example: the cover is restored or made up. Tail and horns are restored. There are a few very small chips to the edge of base.
Dark green sponged one: the cover is restored or made up. There is restoration to its horns.
Pink and gray one: Some very minor flaking to the green example.
Brown spotted one: broken off from it rear ankles and front legs and glued back. Its tail and horns are restored. Its cover is lacking.
The pink sponged one with the milkmaid: restoration to the tail and horn. A few tiny chips to the edge of base. The cover is restored or made up.
Yellow and brown sponged example with cub: Tail and horns are restored and there are minuscule chips to the edge of base.
Blue and yellow example with cub: minuscule chip to the tip of each ear. 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.