Overall, the condition of the marbles is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. The surfaces are slightly dry and would benefit from a light cleaning and waxing. It is possible that the marbles may have been outdoors with some minor loss to surface detail. There are small chips to the busts, in particular at the edges. There are particular abrasions to the man's nose. There is a small loss to the frontal left corner of the female bust. There is veining to the marble consistent with the material and some naturally occurring inclusions. There are some dirt residues to the surfaces. "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."