Good condition for an object of this type and age. Vertical age cracks throughout. Minor losses on from proper right of staff and proper right leg of figure, presumably inherent in wood, all as seen in photographs. Nicks and scratches. Wear and tear throughout. Aged patina with areas of abrasion and encrustation. Small pieces of copper and gold inserted. 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.