The bowl with two hairline cracks descending from the rim (longest approx. 3.3 cm), two chips at the rim restored with gold paint (largest approx. .5 x 1.4 cm) and some yellow paint applied to the underside of the rim. Noticeable abrasion to the interior well and to the exterior. There are minor firing imperfections including a fine network of cracks within the glaze (expected), small burst glaze bubbles, and small iron spots. 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.