- The plaster cup: in overall good condition with surface dirt and chips to the rim of the cup and along the edge of the foot. The foot with more consistent dirt. Minor hairline fissures visible in some places.
- The wax cup: in overall fairly good condition. On a wooden core. Remnants of the plaster mould are visible notably on the stem. Minor dents along the rim and the edge of the foot.
- The bronze cup: in overall very good condition with minor wear to the patina. Very heavy cast.
"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."