All 3 plaques with rough edges, possibly original to manufacturing, as well as overall minor firing imperfections and minor wear to the surface. The plaque depicting a grasshopper in overall good condition, and the reverse with an exhibition label dated 1932, titled 'US CUSTOMS: A CENTRY OF PROGRESS". The plaque depicting the dragon fly, as described in the catalogue, with a pierced aperture at the top, and with two further circular drill marks adjacent to the aperture. The reverse of the plaque with an old chip adjacent to the aperture, measuring approx. 0.7 cm in width. The rectangular plaque with minor chips and nicks around the edges. 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.