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.
Thomas Augustus Wolstenholme Parker, 6th Earl of Macclesfield (1811–1896), Shirburn Castle, Oxfordshire.
Thence by descent at Shirburn Castle
PROPERTY OF MR. & MRS. T. PARKER