London, South Kensington
13 May 2016
FOUR AGATE SNUFF BOTTLES
The group comprises: a large moss agate snuff bottle; a chalcedony snuff bottle carved with narcissus, lingzhi, and bamboo; a caramel agate snuff bottle carved with auspicious creatures; and a further caramel-toned snuff bottle carved with Buddhist lions.
The largest 2 7/8 in. (7.2 cm.) high, four stoppers.
From the Collection of the Duchess of Roxburghe (1878-1937).
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