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.
Hugh M. Moss, London, 1971.
Henry Hilston, Los Angeles, 1983.
Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Holden Collection; Christie's, New York, 21 March 2000, lot 5.
H.M. Moss, Snuff Bottles of China, Hong Kong, 1971, no. 296 and back jacket.
R.R. Holden, Rivers and Mountains Far From the World, Hong Kong, 1994, pp. 32-33, no. 5.