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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The portrait of King Frederick William of Prussia is after a large scale oil painting by Antoine Pesne, illustrated in E. Berkenhagen, et al., Antoine Pesne, Berlin, 1958, fig. 96, no. 122.
Please note that this lot will require a CITES Licence to leave the EU and will be subject to USA Fish and Wildlife restrictions if it is to be imported into the USA