Property from a Private Collection, Palm Beach
LA JEUNESSE, HEAD AND TORSO
signed R Wlerick, numbered 8/10 and stamped with the foundry mark C. Valsuani Cire Perdue
bronze, on greenish marble base
height 32 in.; 81.2 cm
the base 6⅛ by 17 by 14 in.; 16.5 by 43.2 by 36 cm
Minor surface abrasions, lovely modeled patina with chocolate brown and some green areas. Minor refreshed patina in lower abdomen and proper left upper arm. Otherwise, overall beautiful condition. Some pinhead sized white dots that can be cleaned. Would benefit from light cleaning with cloth.
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.