Relief mounted on later wood backing, backing with minor worm and losses, particularly to top edge, newspaper or catalogue clippings affixed to reverse. Very minor losses, including to volute on back of chariot and reins, losses to upper corners affecting the top of one horse's head. Some remains of clear lacquer on background. Vertical split extending from bottom edge, and another through flames in front of chariot, two very minor vertical splits through rays at top edge and another separating foremost horse from his tail. Otherwise minor chips and losses throughout. With black metal stand. Beautifully carved. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.