The set is in good condition, a few ceramics with minor surface soiling and slight wear in places.
(Stilt marks on the underside and occasional firing cracks are inherent to production).
Individual imperfections include:
Picador (A. R. 426): a hairline crack in the upper right side of the subject.
Banderilleros (A. R. 427): A small abrasion towards the upper edge and a minute chip on the foot.
L'estocado (A. R. 430): A minute chip on the '5' in the date.
Arrastro (A. R. 431): A small chip above the right-most figure.
"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."