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. Possible joints are visible to both shoulders. There are a few very minor nicks and scratches.There are some very small lacunae, consistent with the casting technique, notably to the proper right thigh and the proper left eyelid. There are a few very minor firing fissures, consistent with the material, notably around the pubis. There are a few minor chips at the edges and high points, including the front edge of the terrasse and to the foliage at the back. There is a small area of particular dirt to the proper left temple. There is some general wear to the ebonised wood base, including some minor stable splitting, consistent with the material, and particular wear to the edges. "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."