The sculpture appears sound. There is some minor rubbing to the protruding elements of the sculpture in places. There is a very light surface scratch to the figure's hands at the front of the work. There is some light surface dirt and matter and a few specks of casting residue. Subject to the above, the work appears to be in very good overall condition.
The work is attached to the integral bronze base at three points.
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