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    Sale 2017

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 July 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 772

    TWO CHINESE OVERLAY BUBBLE-SUFFUSED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES,**

    18TH 19TH CENTURY,

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    TWO CHINESE OVERLAY BUBBLE-SUFFUSED GLASS SNUFF BOTTLES,**
    18TH 19TH CENTURY,
    the red overlaid bottle with metal-mounted pink tourmaline stopper and ivory spoon; the blue overlaid bottle with a red goldfish on the reverse with a carved amethyst stopper, jadeite collar and pink-stained ivory spoon
    Each 2½in. (6.4cm.) 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.