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.
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P. Malgouyres, Ivoires de la Renaissance et des Temps modernes, La collection du musée du Louvre, Paris, 2010.
Post Lot Text
A TURNED AND CARVED IVORY CUP AND COVER, GERMAN, 17TH CENTURY