Overall, the condition of the bronze is good, with minor dirt and some wear to the surface consistent with age. The base is slightly warped, causing the sculpture to rock slightly on a flat surface. The bronze is cast in sections and joints and plugs are slightly visible around both upper arms. There are minor nicks and scratches to the surface, including an area of nicks around the proper left knee, and a few scratches to the back. "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."