Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory, tortoiseshell and crocodile. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
Phillips New York, 1981
T. Fok, Connoisseurship of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China, Hong Kong, 1999, p. 100, no.52
J. Chapman, The Art of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China, London, 1999, pl. no.64
Hong Kong Museum of Art, Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth: Gems of Antiquities Collection in Hong Kong, 2002-2005