5 - 6 March 2013
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE TEXAN COLLECTION
This lot is offered without a reserve
THREE CHINESE CARVED HARDSTONE SNUFF BOTTLES,
19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY,
two melon-form bottles carved with foilage and butterflies, with one hardstone and one resin stem-form stopper; and a greenish-white jade bottle carved with a phoenix and with a glass collar and tiger's eye stopper
The largest melon-form bottle 2½in. (6.4cm.) long (3)
One melon-form and the jade bottle: Provenance: Acquired from Oriental Arts & Jewellery Co., Hong Kong, 3 November 1980.
Hong Kong Art Craft Merchant Association, certificate no. AB 68002, AB 68001, 29 October 1980.
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