EN : Very good overall condition.
The patina presents with very light instances of wear, more significant on two flowers. The bronze presents with a few rare and minute traces of oxidation scattered. All consistent with age and use.
FR : Très bon état général. La patine présente de rares et légères traces d'usure, plus importantes sur deux fleurs. Le bronze présente quelques rares et très petites traces d'oxidation éparses. L'ensemble cohérents avec l'âge et l'utilisation. "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."