Good condition overall; Wear consistent with age and use within the culture. The face worn and with some old chips and losses to the head-dress. Cracks and a few losses to the air compartments; a broken piece repaired with a nail to the bottom edge of the proper left air compartment. Wear to the back of the piece (head, air compartments, shaft) commensurate with prolonged use. Nuanced mid-brown surface, darker to the inside of the air compartments. "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."