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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 252

    An ivory snuff bottle, late 19th Century

    Price Realised  

    An ivory snuff bottle, late 19th Century
    stained in black and red and decorated with two panels framed within a band, one depicting two elegant ladies in a garden, another with a pair of peacocks surrounded by peony and hibiscus, the shoulder and sides with leafy scrolls, the finial of conical form, Qianlong seal mark to base -- 4in. (10.2cm.) high


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