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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 258

    A Group of four snuff bottles including an erotic subject bottle, 19th century

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    Estimate

    A Group of four snuff bottles including an erotic subject bottle, 19th century
    comprising a white and russet jade bottle, decorated in low relief with depictions of seated Budai holding peach fruits; a shadow agate bottle, carved to one side with two figures sailing within a boat on foaming waves; an erotic subject agate bottle, using opaque white inclusions to depicit an amorous couple; and a macaroni-agate snuff bottle, streaked to the centre with colourful inclusions -- 3in. (7.5cm.) high max., three hardstone stoppers. (4)


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