Very good condition for an object of this type and age. Marks, nicks, scratches, abrasions, and wear consistent with age and use. Very minor shallow chips on back edge. The back with holes from a previous mounting. Exceptionally fine dark reddish brown patina with white kaolin stripes. Attached to a modern base with two screws in reverse interior of mask. 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.