Good condition overall. Minor nicks, scratches, abrasions and wear throughout consistent with age and use within the culture. Heavy insect damage particularly to the top of the head and to the reverse. One larger crack to the reverse of the headdress and losses to both ears. As visible in the catalogue illustration, the proper left arm is missing as well as the proper right foot of the smaller reverse figure. Grey camel colour throughout typical of the wood species.
"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."