A GROUP OF TEN JAPANESE WOOD KOBE TOYS
Prospective purchasers are advised that several co… Read more
A GROUP OF TEN JAPANESE WOOD KOBE TOYS

MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

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A GROUP OF TEN JAPANESE WOOD KOBE TOYS
MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
Each one modelled as various articulated figures, creatures and mythological beings including an oni demon with a sake flask, two figures in a boat and a three-eyed creature with a long neck, several figures with inlaid ivory and bone

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.
The largest 6 ¾ in. (17 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.
VAT rate of 20% is payable on hammer price and buyer's premium

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