ALBERT HINRICH HUSSMANN
signed: Albert Hinrich Hussmann and inscribed: W. Nürnberg. / -Berlin-S. 42
bronze, green brown patina
54 by 52cm., 21¼ by 20½in.
Overall the condition of the bronze is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. The bronze is cast in sections and a joint is visible at the horse's neck and proper right front leg. There is rubbing and minor wear to the patina, in particular to the high points. The patina is slightly dry at the back. There are a few small abrasions to the underside of the base.
"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."