Very good condition overall. Minor chips, scratches, marks and abrasions throughout consistent with the object’s age and use within the culture. Abrasions to the ends of the fingers and feet and to the very top of the head. A large insect hole to the reverse of the body. A small area of old chipping to the wood to the reverse proper right of the head. Much of the red, black and white pigment is still visible and is encrusted with patina, however in many areas it is flaking. Small label bearing Elizabeth Pryce collection inv. no. EP-70 to the reverse of one leg. Another label to the reverse of the head "0805-114" and another to the reverse of the leg "259".
"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."