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.
The Late W. D. Thornhill.
with Norman Adams, London.
Bought from Hotspur, London.
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED NEW YORK COLLECTION
C. Claxton Stevens and S. Whittington, 18th Century English Furniture, The Norman Adams Collection, Woodbridge, rev. ed., 1987, p. 322.