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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 254

    A Group of three jade snuff bottles, late 18th/early 19th Century

    Price Realised  

    A Group of three jade snuff bottles, late 18th/early 19th Century
    comprising a white jade ovoid bottle, carved and incised to the body with a central Shou character surrounded by a border of bats inflight; a white jade melon formed bottle, and a deep celadon bottle with twin beasthead handles incised with scenes of scholars amongst pine and bamboo -- 2½in. (6.3cm.) high max, two jadeite stoppers. (3)


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    Provenance

    Celadon bottle with Bulgari Collection label to base.