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    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 752

    TWO CHINESE CARVED AMETHYST SNUFF BOTTLES,**

    18TH 19TH CENTURY,

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    TWO CHINESE CARVED AMETHYST SNUFF BOTTLES,**
    18TH 19TH CENTURY,
    the first carved overall with dragons amongst clouds and with two fish at one side with a mother-of-pearl mounted carved coral stopper and ivory spoon, the spoon 19th century; the second carved on the reverse with birds on branches
    The bottle wth stopper, the taller, 2¾in. (7cm.) high (3)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.