Good overall condition.
There are minor surface scratches consistent with use and age.
Some several dents, one more visible on the rim, and one possibly restored on the side.
Gilding partially worn, especially on a 5cm diameter area on the rim where monogram has been erased (see photograph in the catalogue)
Very legible marks under the base.
Bon état général.
Quelques griffures d’usage,
Légers chocs, l’un plus visible près du motif sur le bord.
Dorure partiellement effacée notamment sur une surface de 5 centimètres de diamètre sur le marli (visible sur la photographie du catalogue).
Poinçons très lisibles sous le fond.
Imposante. "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."