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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 719

    A BLUE AND WHITE, IRON-RED AND GILT 'POCKET WATCH' SNUFF BOTTLE

    18TH-19TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A BLUE AND WHITE, IRON-RED AND GILT 'POCKET WATCH' SNUFF BOTTLE
    18TH-19TH CENTURY
    The circular flattened sides are each enamelled as the face of a watch with the twelve branches, which denote two-hour periods throughout the day, between a blue and white hexagonal diaper border at the sides and neck.
    2 ½ in. (6.5 cm.) high, stopper


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    Provenance

    Collection of the Duchess of Roxburghe (1878-1937).