Overall fairly good condition with surface dirt, notably in the crevices, and wear to the surface consistent with age and handling. There are several minor chips along the edges of the base and to the high points. There is a slip to the surface, partly flacking at several places, which may conceal some condition points. Stable hairline firing fissures are visible at several places, consistent with the material. The fingers to his proper right hand have been retouched and the small finger to his proper left hand has been reattached. "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."