Overall fair condition and presentation. Some dust soiling and rubbing to the patina in high relief areas as usual. There are one or two tiny blooms of verdigris tarnish. The tail of the horse is working loose, with approximately 1/2 in. of movement , and some separation at the join with the back of the horse. Some sand appears to be dropping out of somewhere in the cast onto the base. 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.