Overall, the condition of the marble is very good, with minor dirt and some wear to the surface consistent with age. There is particular dirt to the chest and shoulders. There are a few scuff marks to the front of the bust close to the truncation. There are small chips to the edges of the truncation and at the back. There are a few very minor inclusions including to the back of the head and the edge at the back. The white marble socle is separate. There are some slightly dark inclusions to the socle, and some minor chips to the edges. "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."