Overall the condition of the marble is very good, with minor dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There is minor veining to the marble, consistent with the material, including a light vein to the proper right foot and a small, slightly darker vein, to the inside of the proper left elbow. There are a few naturally occurring inclusions in areas, some of which have darkened slightly, including to the proper left arm. There is a small scuff mark to the outside of the proper left elbow. There are small chips and abrasions to the base, in particular to the bottom 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."