This work is in good and sound condition, taking its age into account. The media layer is stable overall. All of the white elements are secure, accounted for, and moveable. The work is very lightly soiled overall. Minor spots of pigment loss are scattered throughout the wooden elements. Minor discoloration is present to the metal elements. The white elements present minor wear around the central hole along which they are threaded onto the metal bars. A few scattered faint drip accretions are present on the uppermost face of the base. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.