BACCHIC DANCING PUTTI
signed: Prof. APetrilli - Firenze
white marble, on a serpentine marble base
Overall the condition of the marble is very good with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There is minor natural veining to the marble consistent with the material. There are a few small naturally occurring inclusions including a small filled one to the far right putto’s face. There are minor abrasions to the green marble base, and the base has been restored at the front - this is not visible to the naked eye. There is particular dirt to the crevices.
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.