Overall the condition of the bronze is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There is minor wear to the patina, including to some of the high points of the drapery and to both eyelids. There is a small scratch to the upper lip of the figure, on the proper left side. There are a few further minor scratches to the face, in particular to the chin and the cheeks. There is some adhesive residue to the drapery at the back. The flute and the staff are modern replacements. "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."