Good overall condition.
The base presents with some light surface scratches scattered, consistent with age and use. The gilding of the torso presents with variations in tone that might be inherent to the artist's will or caused by some wear and tarnishing overtime.
The torso presents with two minute holes. There are a few very rare and light oxidation stains, including a larger one below the chin and a tiny vert-de-gris stain on one shoulder. "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."