La Renaissance de l'Art Français, July 1924, p. 399 Mobilier & Décoration, April 1927, p. 125 Félix Marcilhac, Édouard-Marcel Sandoz: Sculpteur, Figuriste et Animalier, Paris, 1993, pp. 140, 329, pl. 392
Overall in very good condition consistent with age. With minor occasional surface scratches and occasional rubbing to the patina, mainly to the base. Minor dust and surface dirt in the creases, the face with four narrow dark drip lines coming down from the top of the head, which appears to be wax flowing down. This appears to be on top of the patina and can be removed easily. This is visible in the catalogue illustration. Would benefit from a light and gentle professional cleaning, Strong presence a good and typical example of Sandoz's work. The foundry mark is inscribed Susse Freres Editeurs Paris. Overall dimensions: 16 ½ x 8 ¼ x 19 in. 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.