Overall, the condition of the terracotta is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There is a slip to the surface which may conceal some condition points. There are a few very minor lacunae, consistent with the casting, including to the woman's drapery beside her proper right leg. There are a few very minor scratches, notably to the woman's nose and to the back of the child's head. There appear to be some areas of restoration to the bottom edge of the terracotta base. There are a few very minor chips and abrasions, including to the bottom of the urn at the back and to some of the high points of the drapery. The wood base is overall in a good condition with some minor wear consistent with age. "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."