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    Sale 1980

    Christie's Interiors

    2 - 3 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 228

    A JAPANESE IVORY CARVED BOX AND COVER SURMOUNTED WITH INSECTS,

    19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A JAPANESE IVORY CARVED BOX AND COVER SURMOUNTED WITH INSECTS,
    19TH CENTURY
    signed 'Shingyoku Sai Masamichi'
    4½in. (11.4cm.) long


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    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.