14 1/2-inch oval shaped platter: there is an approximate 1/4-inch slice chip to the rim edge and additional minor chipping along the rim edge. Some very minor rubbing to gilding and very minor occasional wear to white enamel.
10-inch oval dish painted with water birds: Good condition.
Six plates: Some occasional and very minor chipping along the rim edge and occasional flaking to the enamels. One plate has an approximate 1 1/2-inch haircrack running down from the rim edge and an associated small chip to the underside of the plate. Otherwise in good condition. 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.