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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 190

    FIVE IVORY SNUFF BOTTLES, 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    FIVE IVORY SNUFF BOTTLES, 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY
    comprising a carved ivory bottle depicting two boys variously holding a large lotus leaf and smoking censer attracting bats above them, a three legged toad to their feet, the reverse side carved as the underside of a lotus leaf; a quatrefoil formed bottle incised with lines of calligraphy; and three stained ivory bottles -- 2 3/8in. (6cm.) high max. all with stoppers. (5)


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