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.
Sotheby's, London, 20 April 1982, lot 83.
Blanche B. Exstein.
Christie's, New York, 21 March 2002, lot 71.
R. Kleiner, "Saleroom News", Arts of Asia, July-August 1982, p. 133, lot 82.
Taipei Gallery, Chinese Snuff Bottles, New York, 1993, p. 13.
Taipei Gallery, New York, "Chinese Snuff Bottles," October 1993.