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    Sale 2128

    Christie's Interiors

    13 - 14 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 702

    TWO CHINESE CORAL SNUFF BOTTLES AND STOPPERS,**

    LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY,

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    TWO CHINESE CORAL SNUFF BOTTLES AND STOPPERS,**
    LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY,
    the first carved with boys and puppies and with an ivory spoon, the spoon late 19th century; the second with a woman and a deer, a metal spoon
    The bottle with boys and puppies, the larger, 4¼in. (10.9cm.) high, on a wood stand (4)


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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.