Charles Gillet Collection, Geneva Mathias Komor, New York, 1982 [G.370], July 1st, 1982
Cf. A Passion for Antiquities. Ancient Art from the Collection of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman, Malibu, 1994, no. 108, a bronze statuette of a comic actor whose mask is described as "that of a resourceful leading slave with hair brushed back in the speiro (rolled pompadour)... and a thick mustache over his scoop-shaped beard."
Very good, tip of ear-like projection on proper left side broken off, shallow dents on top of head, edge of beard lightly abraded, areas of minor pitting on cheeks, nose and brow. 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.