Minor surface dirt, notably in the crevices, and stable vertical hairline splitting visible in some places, consistent with the material. The traces of the tools visible on the back of Saint Sebastian could indicate that it was probably formerly leaning against a background. The Saint's thumb and index finger are missing to his upraised proper right hand. The arrows are missing with holes visible where they were attached. A small fixing hole is visible under the base, where the ivory was attached to a former stand.
The later wood stand in good condition overall. "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."