Here is an informative article on the current state of marketing of ivory in the United States. (spoiler alert: most ivory in private collections can no longer be sold)
Is It Legal To Sell Ivory at Estate Sales or Auctions?
There are thousands of estate sales held across the U.S. every week, and just as many estate auctions. Finding decorative estate ivory carvings is very common during the staging process, but can it be sold? This is a question that’s often asked by new liquidators to the industry, and an important question to answer because there is a lot of confusion when it comes to this topic.