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.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
The Margraves and Grand Dukes of Baden, Schloss Karlsruhe, by descent. Sotheby's, 'Die Sammlung der Markgrafen und Grossherzge von Baden', Baden-Baden, 5-21 October 1995, lot 1124 (DM15,600).
THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR (LOTS 35-52)