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    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 754

    A GROUP OF THREE CHINESE LAPIS LAZULI SNUFF BOTTLES,**

    18TH 19TH CENTURY,

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A GROUP OF THREE CHINESE LAPIS LAZULI SNUFF BOTTLES,**
    18TH 19TH CENTURY,
    comprising a flattened globular bottle carved with dragons with amethyst-mounted stopper, ivory spoon; a pear-shaped bottle with a coral-mounted stopper, ivory spoon and stand; and a bud-shaped bottle with a coral branch-mounted stopper and stained ivory spoon
    The pear-shaped bottle, the tallest, 3in. (7.7cm.) high, with an ivory stand (3)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.