Overall the condition of the bronze is good, with some wear and minor dirt to the surface consistent with age. There is rubbing to the lacquer patina throughout, and darker areas of patina remain in the crevices. There is an area of nicks to Christ's back, and there are a few further minor nicks. An original circular casting plug is visible at the proper right thigh. The front half of the proper right foot is cast separately.
The bronze is attached to the base with visible plaster, and the attachment on the proper right foot is slightly loose.
There is some wear to the base, including minor chips to the edges and corners. There appears to be an area of restoration at the front right top corner. "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."