• Lot 295

    An assorted lot of twelve snuff bottles

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    Estimate

    An assorted lot of twelve snuff bottles
    Comprising a cinnaber lacquer bottle carved with peony; an ivory bottle decorated in relief with boys at play; two mother-of- pearl bottles, one double gourd, the other flanked to one side with a lady; a bamboo bottle carved with Shoulao and boys; a blue and white and a famille rose lime green ground double bottle; a transparent green glass bottle; a large opaque pink green glass overlay bottle decorated with figures; a bubble suffused semi transparent red glass overlay bottle; an opaque white brown overlay glass 'erotic' bottle; and a glass bottle imitating agate, with stoppers, minor damages
    5.5 cm. - 10.8 cm. high (12)


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