Fair overall condition, consistent with the history of the piece.
In the upper part, along the edges, there are several vertical foldings on the paper (the largest approximately 5 cm). There are some scattered minute stains all over the surface. There is some pitting in the lower left corner. Along all corners and egdes, some tiny losses of paint. Along one vertical edge, there is a tiny chip in the wood. On the lower edge, the paper is partially unglued and presents with instances of lifting. "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."