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A GROUP OF THREE GOAN AND TWO HISPANO-PHILIPPINE IVORY FIGURES OF SAINTS
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A GROUP OF THREE GOAN AND TWO HISPANO-PHILIPPINE IVORY FIGURES OF SAINTS

LATE 18TH AND EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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A GROUP OF THREE GOAN AND TWO HISPANO-PHILIPPINE IVORY FIGURES OF SAINTS
LATE 18TH AND EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Including the Good Shepherd, the Pieta group and the seated Virgin with skull; together with Saint Sebastian with gilt-metal arrows standing on a painted wood cloud and a kneeling Saint, some with polychrome and gilt decoration
The tallest -- 5 3/8 in. (13.5 cm.) high
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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.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE ON LOTS CONTAINING IVORY:
The USA has recently changed its policy on the import of property containing elephant ivory. Only Asian Elephant ivory may be imported into the USA, and imports must be accompanied by DNA analysis and confirmation the object is more than 100 years old. Buyers will be responsible for the costs of obtaining any DNA analysis or other report required in connection with their proposed import into the USA. A buyer’s inability to export or import a lot is not a basis for cancelling their purchase.
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