Overall the condition of the terracotta is good with wear and dirt to the surface consistent with age. There are some stable firing fissures to the surface consistent with the material, including along the abdomen of the armour. There is a stable fissure running around the stand for the anvil on the reverse which has some remnants of glue near it. There are some traces of a wash around the wooden leg and to the tip of the head of the hammer. The wooden leg is inscribed: 'GLL' in black ink. There are some minor chips to the lower edge. "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."