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.
A Canadian Collection
Sotheby's, New York, 17 March 1997
Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd.
"Saleroom News", Arts of Asia, May-June 1997, p. 114
Christie's, Los Angeles, 2003