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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 19

    A SUZHOU GREY AND WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SUZHOU GREY AND WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Of rounded oval shape, carved in relief with a bird of prey amongst pine branches to one side, the reverse with egrets amongst lotus in a flowing stream, the stone of a greyish tone with some paler inclusions
    2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high, stopper


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    Provenance

    Formerly the Property of The North Carolina Museum of Art Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Funds.

    Sotheby's New York, 23 & 24 march 1998, lot 203


    Pre-Lot Text

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