Colours: The colours in the catalogue illustration are fairly accurate, although the overall tonality is brighter in the original.
Condition: This work is in good condition. There is slight wear with associated paint loss at the top tip of the pyramid. There is further minor wear to the three corner tips of the base. There are several rub marks along each joining edge. There are hairline scratches in places on each side of the sculpture. There are several rub marks in places on all four faces of the pyramid. "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."