Very good condition overall. Chips, scratches, marks and abrasions throughout consistent with the object’s age and use within the culture. Breaks and unravelling to the woven fibre in places. Many shells missing from the detachable top of the headrest but teeth additions intact. Good preservation of the pigment on the mask, minor flaking in some places for example the proper right eye. Small label bearing Elizabeth Pryce collection inv. no. EP-60 to reverse of mask. "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."