Good condition overall. Marks, chips, scratches and abrasions along with heavy wear throughout consistent with age and use within the culture. Scattered insect holes throughout the figure. One crack to proper left side of head, approximately 7cm long, and another just above it approximately 6cm long. Some other minor surface cracks to the head. Remnants of old encrusted pigment, particularly visible on reverse, with nice patina. Small label bearing Elizabeth Pryce collection inv. no. EP-20 on underside of base and number “487” on reverse of base and “154 on top of base. “New Guinea” and “WH” engraved on underside of 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. 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."