Overall, the condition of the bronze is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There is some whitish dirt in some of the crevices. There is minor wear to some of the high points. The tips of the ears of the highest horse have flattened slightly, due to a knock. The horses are cast separately to the base and some original joints are visible. There are some patches of dirt and minor abrasions to the edges of the terrasse. There are some minor paint marks to the edges of the terrasse. "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."