The condition of lots can vary widely and the nature of the lots sold means that they are unlikely to be in a perfect condition. Lots are sold in the condition they are in at the time of sale.
We have sought to record changes in the condition of this piece acquired after its initial manufacture.
The smaller charger and the charger with monks:
-Both have been broken in half and restuck with areas of restoration including overpaint.
-The smaller charger has an associated hairline crack extending from the broken off area.
-There are a few very shallow chips to the mouth rims, some with minor touch-up.
The charger with inscriptions:
-There are two hairline cracks to the mouth rim, one with an associated area of restoration.
-One section of the rim has been broken off into several pieces and restuck, measuring approx. 23 cm wide, with associated areas of restoration including overpaint.
-There are a few scattered restored chips to the mouth rim.
All chargers have some general wear, light scratches and rubbing to the surface.