This trophy is in reasonable condition, with overall marks and scratches consistent with age and some overall wear to the gilding. There are overall secure construction cracks which are hardly noticeable, especially on the centre of the trophy, as well as others with some movement and in need of some attention, namely the upper finial, formerly broken and re-attached, and the trumpet on the right side, which is broken and needs to be re-attached. "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."