There is an impacted corner to the cover with associated losses to the lacquer and associated cracks. Small areas of losses to the lacquer at the other corner. There's a crack to the exterior and another to the interior of the cover. Cracks to corners of the first and second tiers. The bottom tier has consolidated cracks to all four corners, and the bottom panel has been consolidated around four walls. 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.