There is evidence of past worming, in particular to the sides at the top and the bottom edge, where there are also losses to the wood. The wood was carved in sections and joints are visible around the top. The nose has been carved separately. There is stable splitting to the wood, consistent with the material, including slightly open but stable splits at the back and two the top. The paint layer has been refreshed. The tip of the nose is slightly rubbed. Otherwise, the condition is stable. "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."