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FIVE VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES, one of rounded rectangular shape, well hollowed from chalcedony agate carved through a russet brown skin with boys, animals and flowers on a smoky grey ground; another of spade shape, well hollowed from shadow agate using rich brown inclusions to depict a dog; one of last of tall baluster shape carved from amber with squirrels amongst scrolling vine in rich caramel tones; one of tall baluster shape inside painted on blue glass with figures on a terrace watching another figure in a sampan, inscribed Autumn of gengshen year, signed Yong Shoutian; the last of rounded rectangular shape hollowed from rock crystal carved with a bird beneath prunus and inscribed fu shou ren zhong, happiness and long life amongst all men, and signed Shi Yong, 18th/19th Century - stoppers (5)

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FIVE VARIOUS SNUFF BOTTLES, one of rounded rectangular shape, well hollowed from chalcedony agate carved through a russet brown skin with boys, animals and flowers on a smoky grey ground; another of spade shape, well hollowed from shadow agate using rich brown inclusions to depict a dog; one of last of tall baluster shape carved from amber with squirrels amongst scrolling vine in rich caramel tones; one of tall baluster shape inside painted on blue glass with figures on a terrace watching another figure in a sampan, inscribed Autumn of gengshen year, signed Yong Shoutian; the last of rounded rectangular shape hollowed from rock crystal carved with a bird beneath prunus and inscribed fu shou ren zhong, happiness and long life amongst all men, and signed Shi Yong, 18th/19th Century - stoppers (5)
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