Very good condition overall. Chips, scratches, marks and abrasions throughout consistent with the object’s age and use within the culture. Four cracks travelling down the post from a central point at the top of the post, with some chipping where the cracks meet at the top, with the longest crack 20cm long. Other multiple cracks on the post, the largest is approximately 45cm long and travels down the front of the post. Some minor splitting to the wood at the bottom where the cracks meet the edge. Excellent preservation of the pigment throughout, but general wear consistent with use, particularly on the two protruding prongs. Small label bearing Elizabeth Pryce collection inv. no. EP-181 to bottom of post. "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."