UK Snuff Bottle Collectors

June 15, 2018 meeting

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Endangered Species Act will affect US auction houses, galleries & collectors

Recent regulatory changes in the Endangered Species Act have effectively ended the market for the sale of antique items containing ivory and other endangered species materials.

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Combating Wildlife Trafficking & Commercial Ban on Trade in Elephant Ivory

The National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking establishes guiding principles for U.S. efforts to stem illegal trade in wildlife.

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Small Delights: Chinese Snuff Bottles’ at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

In this frowning environment, visiting the Met’s latest exhibition of luxurious snuff bottles, charmingly titled “Small Delights”, carries a kick of excitement.

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Xi'an Chinese Art Talk Show

The President of the International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society, Berthe Ford and the former President John Ford recently appeared as guests on a talk show in Xi'an.

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Law for The State of California

A law for the state of California was passed some months ago, without anyone in the antique trade being informed. This affects all dealers, auction houses, antique malls and private individuals.

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