Good condition overall. Wear consistent with age and use within the culture. A piece of about 2 cm has been broken and put back in place with gold wire to the proper left side. There is a crack consolidated with wire on the other side and some loss of material in the centre of the pectoral around 1.5 cm in length which has been filled in with additional gold, fixed with gold wire from the back. Three other very minor holes to the surface. Some oxidation in places.
"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."