The panel is stable and in good condition; it is beveled on the left edge. The paint surface is stable and in good condition. Frame abrasions to all edges, particularly the upper, left, and right edges. Patterns of craquelure throughout, particularly to the center foreground. Under UV light, scattered areas of retouching throughout, notably small spot of retouching to rose at lower left; areas of retouching to the flowers and vase at center; and in scattered places throughout the background.
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.