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    Sale 2017

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 740

    A CHINESE ROCK CRYSTAL AND AMETHYST SNUFF BOTTLE AND A ROCK CRYSTAL AND AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE,**

    18TH 19TH CENTURY,

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A CHINESE ROCK CRYSTAL AND AMETHYST SNUFF BOTTLE AND A ROCK CRYSTAL AND AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE,**
    18TH 19TH CENTURY,
    the first carved on the reverse with figures of immortals in amethyst with glass stopper and collar and ivory spoon; the second with coral stopper and bone spoon
    The rock crystal and agate bottle, the taller, 2 7/8in. (7.4cm.) high (4)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CHARLES V. SWAIN
    (LOTS 740-780)