Metal elements have applied with a later gold and bronze wash which is now extensively rubbed throughout, with some flaking and oxidation, overall patina is agreeable. Old repaired break to leaf element above the central mask cartouche which is now loose and will require re-gluing. Old repaired breaks to brocatello marble top and base. Attractive model of rare size and refined decoration. 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.