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.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
Please note that as illustrated in the catalogue there are two items in this lot, the second is as described below:
A Copper Manju
Edo Period (19th century)
Of a peasant carrying a rake
The estimate is correct in the catalogue for the two netsuke.