• Chinese Ceramics & Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5944

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    10 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 126

    A GROUP OF SIX SNUFF BOTTLES, 19TH CENUTRY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF SIX SNUFF BOTTLES, 19TH CENUTRY
    comprising a lac bergaute bottle with river landscape scenes, matching stopper; a brown and white glass snuff bottle, the two colours in a waving and intertwisting design; a long slender agate pebble bottle with coral stopper; a bowenite bottle carved in relief with a goat beneath pine; a moss agate pebble formed bottle with coral stopper; and a large oversized agate bottle -- the lac bergaute bottle, 2in. (5cm.) high, all with stoppers. (6)


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