The ceramic is sound. There is some very fine cracking to the glaze.The slip has been unevenly applied in places resulting in a handful of scattered matte areas in the white ground. The pigments are bright and fresh. There is some minor scattered surface dirt, with an accretion toward the center of the left edge. There is minor rubbing to the underside and the edges, as commensurate with age. This work is in overall very 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.