Overall the condition of the ivory is good with dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. Antaeus' proper right little finger is lost and the other fingers on this hand appear to be restored. There appear to be restorations to Hercules' proper left foot and leg. There may be some small losses to the hair of the figures. There is minor stable splitting throughout the ivory consistent with material. There are dirt marks, particularly to Antaeus' proper right arm. There is a large loss to the top ivory moulding of the base. There is stable splitting to the wood consistent with material. "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."