Overall the condition is very good, with dirt and wear to the surface consistent with age. There are a few original stable casting fissures which have been reinforced at the back, this is particularly visible on the left side of the relief at the centre and on the right side, where there are two diagonal fissures and a small lacunae to the back of the head of the seated lady on the right side. A metal reinforcement has been applied to the back at the centre. There are a few minor nicks and scratches, in particularly 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."