13 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
TWO ROCK CRYSTAL AND ONE QUARTZ SNUFF BOTTLE
One rock crystal bottle is carved around the sides with two dragons amidst cloud scrolls. The other rock crystal bottle is carved on either side with a boy approaching an Immortal in a fenced garden. The smokey quartz bottle is carved on one side with a monkey below a pine tree and on the other side with a monkey near lingzhi fungus.
The largest 3 in. (7.5 cm.) high, three stoppers
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Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to 1960.