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    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 780

    A GROUP OF CHINESE PORCELAIN MONOCHROMATIC SNUFF BOTTLES,**

    19TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A GROUP OF CHINESE PORCELAIN MONOCHROMATIC SNUFF BOTTLES,**
    19TH CENTURY,
    comprising a porcelain crackle-glazed bottle with an ivory-inlaid wood stopper and ivory spoon; a blue-green porcelain bottle with a mother-of-pearl and coral stopper and ivory spoon; a porcelain corn cob-shaped bottle with silver-mounted green hardstone stopper and metal spoon; a bright yellow glaze bottle
    The crackle-glazed bottle, the tallest, 3¾in. (9.6cm.) high (7)


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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.