Some losses, chipping, age cracks, and flaking polychromy throughout. Most visible polychromy is later. Some minor worming. The piece has been mounted on a support, the edge of which comes out from the right side. Please request photograph for this detail. There are some restorations to age cracks, but overall the relief is very stable. the quality of the carving is very good. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.