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.
The taller: Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, Billingshurst 12th November 1991, lot 726.
The smaller with Simon Castle, London 1986.
J. Levi, Treen for the Table, London, 1998, p. 23, pl. 1/11.3.