Overall in fairly good condition with minor surface dirt consistent with ages and hairline fissures visible in some places consistent with the material.
Both arms and his proper right leg appear to have been carved separately. His proper right forearm appears to have been reattached with a joint slightly visible above the elbow and his proper left foreleg also has a joint slightly visible to his proper left knee. Both feet have been partly replaced with a joint slightly visible. The fingers on both hands have been retouched. His beard, on his proper left, has been retouched with small white traces visible.
The blue glass cross with a break visible on the proper left branch and with many bubbles consistent with the material. There is some wear to the silver-gilt mounts. "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."