This work is in good overall condition as viewed. There are a few losses to the relief lacquer details at the leaves and branches. There are 5 losses on the left door and 4 losses on the right door. Upon further inspection there are a fine crack lines to some white flowers but this is stable. There is faint discoloration to the egg shell background, consistent with age and tiny losses to the pieces of egg shell, but this is only visible under close examination. Evidence of light wear and scratches to the wooden cabinet primarily at the legs and corners of the piece. 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.