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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 218

    A GROUP OF FOUR CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF FOUR CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES
    19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a lapis lazuli bottle carved in relief with a fruiting vine, a tree shrew sympathetically carved in an area of white tone, pink quartz stopper; and three chalcedony bottles, one with red stirated tones, carved along the flaw with a bamboo branch, coral inset stopper; another of orange and transluscent white tones, jadeite stopper; and of tall tapering from with stirated grey and lilac tones, carved in relief with twin beast handles and blossoming flowers, matching stopper
    The first bottle, 2 3/16in. (5.5cm.) high, stopper (4)


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