This lot has been slightly cleaned by the Lalanne workshop after the publication of the printed catalogue. Please do not hesitate to contact the department to obtain additional pictures of the lot : firstname.lastname@example.org .
Good overall condition. The gilt bronze presents with some rather light tarnishing throughout, with some darker oxidation stains scattered, with a few light traces of vert-de-gris scattered and with some tiny vert-de-gris stains in the recessed areas. There are a few rare dirt stains, inherent to external exposure.
Approximative weight : 190 kg. "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."