BUST OF A WOMAN
signed: MADRASSI / PARIS
bronze, on a mottled red marble and bronze mounted socle
80cm., 31½in. overall
Overall the condition of the bronze is very good with very minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are minor nicks and scratches to the surface in areas. There are a few small dirt marks including to the face. There are a few minor chips and abrasions to the edges and corners of the marble socle.
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.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Sotheby's London, 20 May 1994, lot 4