Wear and discoloration commensurate with age and use, mostly discolored along the bottom 3 inches. There is a 1" x 1/2" loss to the interior of the rim, and a small 1/4" fret to the backside of the vessel. There is a T-shaped surface crack visible along the bottom of the back side, which moves down to the lower rim and becomes part of an X-form surface crack on the underside. 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.