The condition of the terracotta is good with dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There is a loss to the reverse of the terracotta base. There is a very small loss to the bottom of a curl on the girl's proper left side, and a few further scattered minor losses. There are a few very small lacunae on her neck piece. There is some wear to the patina and dirt in the crevices.
The satin lining of the wood base is worn and fraying, consistent with age. "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."