In overall good condition and good quality carving, with minor surface dirt notably in the crevices, consistent with age and handling. There are a few minor chips to the high points in some places and along the edges. The back of both busts have been filled with plaster in the manner of herm busts, with chips and losses to the plaster along the lower edge. There is a restored break along the edge of the marble to the back of the woman with a laurel wreath. The two marble bases with a few small chips along the edges.
"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."