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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 18

    A MUGHAL-STYLE JEWEL-ENCRUSTED WHITE JADE SCENT BOTTLE

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MUGHAL-STYLE JEWEL-ENCRUSTED WHITE JADE SCENT BOTTLE
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Of flattened circular shape on a short oval foot, the cylindrical neck fitted with a screw-top cover with a knop finial, the body inlaid in gold and inset with gem stones including diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds, depicting two panels on the front and back enclosing birds and blossoming branches, the sides with further blossoms
    3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Nanubhai, New Delhi, 14 November 1959