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    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 748

    A GROUP OF FOUR CHINESE HARDSTONE SNUFF BOTTLES,**

    18TH 19TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A GROUP OF FOUR CHINESE HARDSTONE SNUFF BOTTLES,**
    18TH 19TH CENTURY,
    comprising a yellow-green quartz bottle with a silver-mounted red hardstone stopper and spoon; a yellow-brown quartz bottle with quartz stopper, ivory collar and spoon; an orange-yellow quartz bottle with coral stopper, bone collar and ivory spoon; a duanstone bottle with a green glass stopper (lacking spoon)
    The yellow-green quartz bottle, the tallest, 3in. (7.7cm.) 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.