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    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 779

    A GROUP OF FOUR CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES,**

    18TH 19TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A GROUP OF FOUR CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE PORCELAIN SNUFF BOTTLES,**
    18TH 19TH CENTURY,
    comprising a meiping-form bottle and jadeite stopper, plastic collar and ivory spoon, with apocryphal Chenghua mark; a rectangular bottle and blue hardatone stopper, mother-of-pearl stopper and ivory spoon, with apocryphal Chenghua mark; a compressed cylindrical bottle and an ivory-inlaid ebony stopper and ivory spoon; a small rectangular bottle each side painted with a head of a European with a green glass stopper, the base with a four character mark
    The baluster vase, the largest, 3½in. (8.9cm.) high (8)


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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.