Good overall condition. The gilt bronze base presents with some light tarnishing overall and with a few slightly darker stains. The galvanised bronze corolla and mouse present with some humidity and oxidation stains, as partially visible on the catalogue illustration, and with some vert-de-gris traces, including a larger one on the front of the corolla (on approximately 4,5 cm), partially visible on the catalogue illustration. The corolla presents with a few tiny cracks, inherent to the making. The corolla is slightly moving. "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."