The column and capital are architectural fragments, and thus there is weathering to the surface and surface abrasions throughout. The column and capital are probably associated. There are several losses, notably to the top and bottom edges of the column. There are further chips and losses to the edges and corners of the capital. There are some rectangular cavities to the column, probably for former mounts. There are several slightly open but stable veins to the stone, consistent with the material and placement outdoors. "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."