Overall, the condition of the marble is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. The fingers of the proper right hand are restored. There are naturally occurring inclusions to the marble, including to the cushion underneath the proper right knee. There are various small chips and abrasions to the edges of the base, including a larger chip to the base below Venus's proper left big toe, and some small chips to the edges of the urn at the top. There is a small hole to the base at the side. There are some small scratches and abrasions elsewhere, including to the urn and to the back of Venus' back. There is evidence of original chisel marks to the surface throughout the marble. "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."