The work is in good condition, as is the silk and the board it is mounted on. There are soft craquelures on areas with thicker paint layers, particularly on the yellow and white flowers. Minute specks of paint loss are evidnet on the upper register (i.e. upper left corner and on the white flowers), which are apparent under close inspection. Under ultraviolet light inspection there is no evidence of restoration.
Framed, with Plexiglas.
"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."