The larger plaque in general good condition with the exception of minute nicks to the extremities and some shallow ones to the back, also with a pair of small apertures at the top and bottom to thread a string, and with some natural inclusions and fissure in the stone. The chilong plaque with some minor losses at the end of the tails and some nibbles to the extremities, otherwise in good condition. Both are slightly more celadon in colour than that illustrated in the catalogue. "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."