Private Collection of Paul Reinhart, Richardson, Texas (one of the country's largest cotton merchants) Dallas Auction House, Antiques, Fine Art, & Jewelry, 17 November 2010, lot 163 (titled ‘Sorting of Palmyra Fibre Tutuicorin’) Dallas Auction Gallery, Fine Art & Design, 2 October 2013, lot 55
Minor undulations are present throughout as well as craquelere with associated losses in the upper right quadrant by the roof of the hut. This work is in overall good condition as viewed. 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.