15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
A GROUP OF SIX SNUFF BOTTLES, 19TH CENTURY
comprising a russet and celadon jade pebble bottle; a pale celadon bottle carved in the form of a finger citron; a spinach jade bottle with coral stopper; a yellow agate bottle with long slender neck, coral stopper; an ovoid red glass bottle simulating realgar, jadeite stopper; and a lavender quartz bottle with similar stone stopper -- 2 3/8in. (6cm.) high max., all with stoppers. (6)
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