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.
P. Malgouyres, Ivoires du musée du Louvre 1480-1850, une collection inédite, Paris, 2005, nos. 50 et 51.
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A CARVED IVORY BUST OF VOLTAIRE, FRENCH, CLAUDE-ANTOINE ROSSET (1749/1759-1818), SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY