Overall the condition of the ceramic is good with dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are a number of stable open fissures to the face including to the hair, forehead, nose and proper right cheek. There are two losses to the hair above the forehead. There is some craquelure to the glaze. The different colours to the surface are deliberate and form part of the glazes. There are minor chips and abrasions to the edges and back. "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."