The condition of the bronze is good with dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. Venus has been cast in sections and there are joints visible on both arms. A plug is visible on each thigh and to her proper right buttock, where there is also a small spot of green residue. There is a scratch to the reverse of her proper left thigh. There are minor abrasions to the patina throughout.
There are chips and some abrasion to the edges of the base. "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."