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.
Property from a Private UK Collection.
The Collection of Werner Forman (1921-2010), acquired from the 1950s to the1990s. Czech-born Werner Forman was an award-winning art photographer and co-author of more than 150 illustrated books. He built an extensive and eclectic collection of Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Islamic and tribal art and bought from dealers and auctions worldwide.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE UK COLLECTION (LOTS 752 AND 753)