The tray is generally in quite good condition with expected age crackles and some losses of mother-of-pearl inlays, predominantly on some of the flower sprays around the interior walls, and some touch-up to black lacquer flakes on the interior, the largest approx 4 by 0.5 cm in one of the barbed panel below the camellia and osmanthus sprays. The mother of pearl inlays are accented by a strong colorful iridescence. "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."