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    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 745

    A CHINESE RUSSET AND YELLOW JADE AND A GREEN AND RED SOAPSTONE SNUFF BOTTLE,**

    18TH 19TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A CHINESE RUSSET AND YELLOW JADE AND A GREEN AND RED SOAPSTONE SNUFF BOTTLE,**
    18TH 19TH CENTURY,
    the first with a silver metal-mounted coral stopper and metal spoon, the other with a coral stopper and an ivory spoon
    The jade snuff bottle 3 3/8in. (8.6cm.) high (6)


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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.


    Saleroom Notice

    The large bottle's base possibly is later carved. The smaller's color possibly is enhanced.