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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 724

    TWO GLASS OVERLAY AND ONE MILK GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE

    19TH CENTURY

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    TWO GLASS OVERLAY AND ONE MILK GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE
    19TH CENTURY
    The group comprises: a turquoise-ground snuff bottle carved in black overlay on either side with a cat beneath a butterfly; a black-ground bottle carved in cinnabar red glass overlay in imitation of lacquer with a crane beneath overhanging pine on one side and with a pavilion beneath wutong on the other side; a milk glass bottle decorated in fencai colours with lotus and orchids. There are traces of a mark on the base.
    The largest 2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm.) high, three stoppers


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    Provenance

    From the collection of the Duchess of Roxburghe (1878-1937).