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    Sale 12035

    Christie's Interiors

    6 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 308

    A 'MOORISH' IVORY AND EBONY-INLAID WALNUT CENTRE TABLE

    LATE 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY SPANISH

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    A 'MOORISH' IVORY AND EBONY-INLAID WALNUT CENTRE TABLE
    LATE 19TH CENTURY, POSSIBLY SPANISH
    Decorated overall with geometric inlay, the top centred by an ivory plaque depicting gentleman playing cards above a lappeted frieze, on columnar supports
    30 in. (76 cm.) high; 42 in. (107 cm.) wide; 25 in. (63.5 cm.) deep


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
    This Lot is transferred to an offsite warehouse ‘Cadogan Tate’ at the close of business on the day of the sale. We will give you 2 weeks free storage from the date of the sale and after that point charges apply. All other lots will be held at Christie''s South Kensington until 5pm the fifth Friday after the sale. It will then be transferred to Cadogan Tate.


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    IMPORTANT NOTICE ON LOTS CONTAINING IVORY:
    The USA has recently changed its policy on the import of property containing elephant ivory. Only Asian Elephant ivory may be imported into the USA, and imports must be accompanied by DNA analysis and confirmation the object is more than 100 years old. Buyers will be responsible for the costs of obtaining any DNA analysis or other report required in connection with their proposed import into the USA. A buyer’s inability to export or import a lot is not a basis for cancelling their purchase.