Notice Regarding the Sale of Material from Endangered Species.
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
By repute, acquired at the 1867 Exhibition Universelle, Paris.
Sold Sotheby's London, 25 May 2001, lot 216 (£55,700).