The marble with the usual light scratches to surface, chips to edges and repair to the left hand corner showing two break lines professionally restored with filler; all bronzes with traces of dirt and tarnishing but could be cleaned; the carcass with the usual minor chips nicks, dents and cracks, consistent with age, the cabinetry steady and the condition is good. 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.