Overall, the condition of the terracotta is good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are a few dirt marks to some of the edges, including to the proper left shoulder. There is an original small hole to the top of the hat. There are yellowish residues to the back of the hat and to the back of the truncation. There are some small chips to the edges, including at the proper right shoulder. There are some chips and abrasions to the bottom of the base. There are a few small lacunae. "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."