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A CARVED MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF BOTTLE

Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).
A CARVED MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF BOTTLE

PROBABLY GUANGZHOU, 1750-1860

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A CARVED MOTHER-OF-PEARL SNUFF BOTTLE PROBABLY GUANGZHOU, 1750-1860 The bottle is carved in high relief on one side with a Buddhist lion, the reverse with a tree in low relief. 2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high, jadeite stopper
Provenance
Lilla Perry Collection.
Georgia Roode.
Edmund F. Dwyer; Christie's London, 12 October 1987, lot 147, p. 38.
Asian Art Studio, Los Angeles, California, 2010.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5062.
Special Notice

Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).

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For a similar bottle and discussion about mother-of-pearl bottles see Moss, Graham, Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles, the Mary and George Bloch Collection, Volume 3, Hong Kong, 1998, p. 192, no. 436.

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