Ivory: responding to the Fish & Wildlife Service

Ivory inlay depicting elephants, Nubian, circa 1700-1550 B.C.  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Since the publication on 29 July in Washington of the Fish & Wildlife Service’s ‘Rule’ setting out proposed amendments to the Endangered Species Act, auction houses, collectors, dealers, and museums in the States have been considering and progressing their responses.  The clock is ticking down on the 60-day window allowed for written arguments.

Below is a link to a note on this issue published today in The Muse Room (the Apollo blog).