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.
Julie and Al Stempel
Sotheby's New York, 11 October 1979, lot 23
Hugh M. Moss Ltd.
Chinese Snuff Bottles, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1977, p. 38, no. 49 Moss et. al., The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottle, The J & J Collection, vol. 2, no. 406
Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1977
Christie's New York, 1993
Empress Place Museum, Singapore, 1994
Museum fur Kunsthandwerk, Frankfurt, 1996-97
Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, London, 1997
Naples Museum of Art, Florida, 2002
Portland Museum of Art, Oregon, 2002
National Museum of History, Taipei, 2002
International Asian Art Fair, Seventh Regiment Armory, New York, 2003
Poly Art Museum, Beijing, 2003