Overall, the condition of the bronze is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. The bronze is slightly loose on its socle and rotates. There is particular dirt to the crevices. There are a few minor scratches to the surface, including to the cheek and the neck on the proper right side. There is a paper label to the back of the bust. The condition of the green marble socle is very good. There are minor chips and abrasions to the edges, in particular to the top edge. "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."