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.
Collection di Portanova, Christie's, New York, le 25 octobre 2000, lot 551.
COLLECTION DE MANOLO MARCH
PROVENANT DE SA PROPRIETE DE SON GALCERAN, MAJORQUE
M. Concetta di Natale ed., Il corallo trapanese nei secoli XVI e XVII, Brescia, 2002, p.15.
Post Lot Text
A GILT-COPPER, CORAL, SILVER FILIGREE AND IVORY OVAL FRAME, TRAPANI, LATE 17TH CENTURY