Very good condition overall. Wear to the patina and pigment on the prongs consistent with the object's age and use within the culture. A very minor hairline crack travelling horizontally around the snout of the crocodile on the head of the comb. The red, black and white pigment in generally very good condition and largely intact throughout. Small label bearing Elizabeth Pryce collection inv. no. EP-166 on reverse of comb. "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."