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    Sale 12036

    Christie's Interiors

    18 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 258

    A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURES IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY DRESS

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY, AFTER RENE-PAUL MARQUET (1875-1939)

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    A PAIR OF FRENCH BRONZE AND IVORY FIGURES IN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY DRESS
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY, AFTER RENE-PAUL MARQUET (1875-1939)
    The young woman holding a parasol and both signed 'R Marquet' on onyx bases

    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.
    8 ¾ in. (22 cm.) high


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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.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A LONDON COLLECTION, LOTS 258-261