Overall, the condition of the marble is good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are small chips in particular to the drapery. There is veining to the marble consistent with the material, in particular to the proper left cheek. There are some small naturally occurring inclusions. There are various dirt residues, in particular white paint residue to the back of the bust and to the crevices of the drapery, and yellowish residues to the back of the bust. "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."