There is a restoration to the herm's nose. There is a stable crack to the ceramic and some minor associated losses at the centre top of the pedestal. There is another smaller stable crack to the lower-centre rear right edge. There is a loss to the bottom left rear edge of the pedestal and some further losses to the edges of both the top and base. There are some small losses to the decoration of the herm's belt. Otherwise the condition of the ceramic is good with dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age.
There is some stable splitting and some losses to the wood stand. "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."