Overall the condition of the bronze is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. The bronze is cast in sections, and a joint is slightly visible at the veil running from the proper right hand to the back of the proper left elbow and underneath the breasts. There is some rubbing to the patina, in particular at the high points. There are a few specks of dirt, including to the base. There are minor nicks and scratches to the surface, in particular to the edges of the base. The condition of the rose marble base is good, with minor chips to the edges and corners. "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."