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.
Archibald Gracie (1832-1864)
Archibald Gracie IV, son (1859-1912)
Dorothy Lee Higginson (1878-1952), niece, m. 1907 Arthur Delano Weekes, Jr.
Thence by descent to the present owner