This lot has been professionally cleaned by the Lalanne workshop after the publication of the printed catalogue and the bronze presents with a gilt patina. Please do not hesitate to contact the department to obtain additional pictures of the lot : firstname.lastname@example.org
Good overall condition. There are some instances of tarnishing to the patina, consistent with age and use, more significant on the men and with instances of very slightly darker oxidation. There are two large areas of discoloration to the patina on the base. The metal presents with some instances of pitting of oxidation and with a few oxidation stains. "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."