Late 19th/Early 20th Century
signed: LAPINI FIRENZE
Overall the condition of the marble is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. The fingers of the proper right hand are reattached and may be replacements. There are a few small naturally occurring inclusions, including to the chest, the proper right shin and the base (the latter with discoloured fill). There are minor dirt residues, including to the bow strap and to the base. Few small chips to bottom edge.
"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."