Overall the condition of the bust is good. There is dirt throughout and some minor wear consistent with age. There are some naturally occurring inclusions including to the forehead and proper right cheek. There are a few naturally occurring, stable hairline fissures to the nose, proper right shoulder and to the socle. There are areas of scratching to the proper left shoulder and above the proper left eyebrow. There are a few minor chips and nicks around the truncation and to the laurel wreath. "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."