Broken and repaired in various spots. In general, repairs clearly visible, including a break and repair across the centre of the platform. Repaired breaks on the open work of the legs, including 5-6 breaks and repairs on the proper right side and repairs and 4-5 breaks and repairs on the proper left side, including some new material on the short legs of the animal which are serving as the supports. Please note nicely carved underside, classics feature of this type. Compare to an example of the same type in the collection of the Denver Museum of Art. 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.