Franz Bergman (1861-1936) was an Austrian sculptor and foundry owner who specialized in producing small patinated and cold-painted bronze objects depicting Oriental, erotic and animal subjects that proved highly popular in fin de siècle Vienna.
"Thatched" roof loose, only resting on frame. Electric light bulb socket appears replaced as does wiring. NOT CHECKED TO SEE IF IN NEED OF REWIRING. 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. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.