Overall, the condition of the wood is good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. The relief is made in two sections, and a vertical joint is slightly visible to the centre. There is some evidence of past worming in areas. There is minor stable splitting to the wood, including to the top edge. There is a small later wood insert to the top edge of the relief, and a small wood reinforcement has been applied to the reverse. "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."