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.
Judith Price, Masterpieces of Twentieth Century French Jewelry from American Collections, Running Press, Philadelphia, 2006, page 76
Sylvie Raulet, Art Deco Jewelry, Rizzoli, New York, 1985, page 303
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"The Poiret Rose" was a famous fashion motif of the early 20th century, stemming from the fertile mind of grand master couturier, Paul Poiret, and spreading through the decorative arts, textiles, furniture and jewelry.