15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A group of three snuff bottles, second half of 18th/first half of 19th century
comprising a flattened chalcedony bottle with deep brown inclusions; a further chalcedony bottle, the russet tones in the stone carved to one side to depict a deer, monkey, bird and butterfly; and a jasper bottle of yellow and reddish tones -- 2 3/8in. (6cm.) high, three stoppers. (3)
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