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    Sale 2017

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 777

    TWO CHINESE ENAMELED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES WITH GREEN JADEITE STOPPERS,**

    LATE 18TH 19TH CENTURY, THE FIRST WITH A QIANLONG SEAL MARK,

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    TWO CHINESE ENAMELED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES WITH GREEN JADEITE STOPPERS,**
    LATE 18TH 19TH CENTURY, THE FIRST WITH A QIANLONG SEAL MARK,
    the first pale pink enameled with a scholar with attendants; the second white glass enameled with a grasshopper amongst flowers on front and butterflies on the reverse, with apocryphal Qianlong seal mark
    The white bottle, the larger, 2 3/8in. (6.1cm.) high (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.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the smaller bottle has a small polished chip to the exterior of the rim.