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    Sale 2039

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

    23 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 114

    A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER SNUFFBOX

    MARK OF LINCHONG, CANTON, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE EXPORT SILVER SNUFFBOX
    MARK OF LINCHONG, CANTON, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
    Rectangular, chased all over with figures in landscape and water, the cover engraved with monogram GC, the interior cover bezel engraved Geo: Courage. Abdn., the interior gilt, marked on cover
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) long; 2 oz. 10 dwt. (92 gr.)


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    Literature

    Alan James Marlowe, Chinese Export Silver, 1990, no. 39, illus. p. 55


    Exhibited

    John Sparks Gallery, London, 1990