The work has been painted on a silk fan which shows creases inherent to its function. Some of these creases have torn in places and there are some minor associated losses to the paint. There is a small loss to the silk on the right as well as a few minor tears in places. There is staining to the fabric in places and the edges show remnants of old adhesive. The fabric has been glued down onto a card mount and there are some minor bubbles in places, notably to the upper body of the girl. Held in a modern gilt wooden frame behind glass. Unexamined out of frame. "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."