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    Sale 2017

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 840

    A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE INSET WITH A SMALL TORTOISE SHELL TURTLE AND A WOOD MODEL OF A TIGER AND CUB,**

    19TH CENTURY,

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A JAPANESE IVORY NETSUKE INSET WITH A SMALL TORTOISE SHELL TURTLE AND A WOOD MODEL OF A TIGER AND CUB,**
    19TH CENTURY,
    the reverse side of the netsuke with lily pads
    The netsuke, the larger, 1¾in. (4.4cm.) 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.