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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 222

    A GROUP OF NINE TURQUOISE SNUFF BOTTLES

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF NINE TURQUOISE SNUFF BOTTLES
    19TH CENTURY
    Comprising a bottle carved as a scholar at leisure drinking tea; a frog seated with a butterfly in its mouth as a stopper; and further seven of baluster vase form
    The frog -- 2 3/8in. (6cm.) long, three with wood stand, all with stoppers (9)


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