Overall fine condition. Appears fairly untouched (has not been polished) with some pitting to the surface. Wax residue to the candle cup and traces of light oxidation to the underside. Dents, dings and pits consistent with age, use and manufacture. A two inch horizontal crack visible on the top of the base that does not show through to the underside, and there is a 1/2 vertical crack to rim. 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.