This work is in good condition overall. The plaque portion of the work is exhibits oxidation and some of the applied ink on the plaque has rubbed off. The wooden component of the work is stable and well intact. There are a few chips and minor linear scratches to the wooden surface noted. There are some variations to the surface texture, inherent to the artist’s chosen medium. 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.