Julius Carlebach, New York Makler Gallery, Philadelphia, acquired from the above in February, 1960 Dr Milton & Betsy Heifetz, Beverly Hills, acquired from the above on January 22, 1968 Thence by descent
Good condition for an object of this type and age. Minor marks, nicks, scratches, abrasions, and small chips, consistent with age and use. A vertical crack to the proper right side of one of the heads, just behind the eye; a few other short hairline cracks. Part of the proper left arm of the same figure broken and glued at the forearm and top of the shoulder; a crack and loss to the proper right shoulder/upper arm of the adjoining figure. Reddish brown earthy patina. Has stand. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.