Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
Please note that neither the seller nor Christie's will consider any aftersale offers for lots in this sale.
T. Fok, Connoisseurship of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China, Hong Kong, 1999, p. 149, no.99
Hong Kong Museum of Art, Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth: Gems of Antiquities Collection in Hong Kong, 2002-2005