13 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE
The rounded baluster bottle is carved in high relief with a boy to one side. The stone is of a pale white tone.
2 ¼ in. (5.6 cm.) high, stopper
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Collection of the Duchess of Roxburghe (1878-1937).
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