The condition of the bronze is very good, with dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. The Corpus Christi is loose on the cross. There is a minor spot of greening to the top of Christ's head. There is some small dark spotting to the patina, consistent with the material, particularly to the back of Christ. There is some dust to the crevices, especially to the reverse of Christ. There is a hole for a nail to the lower base of Christ's back.
There is some minor wear to the edges and corners of the wood. "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."