12 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 812
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
Six Chinese snuff bottles, 19th century
comprising a pale celadon jade pebble formed bottle, a celadon jade bottle carved with a bamboo branch; an agate bottle with twin carved beast-head handles in relief; a rock crystal bottle carved with cherry blossom branch; a white porcelain bottle with a dragon and pheonix; and a yellow and red stone bottle with carved beast-head handles -- 2 5/8in. (6.5cm.) high max., five stoppers. (6)
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