FINE CHINESE ART
25 May 2011, starting at 10:00 HKT with lot 1.

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The Yongzheng Emperor (1678-1735) Calligraphy in Running Script
Sold for HK$ 660,000 (US$ 85,161) inc. premium
lots

A dendritic agate 'Penglai' snuff bottle Official school, 1720–1830

A sapphire-blue glass 'peaches' snuff bottle Imperial glassworks, Beijing, 1730–1790

A moulded gourd 'Pekinese dog and doves' snuff bottle Imperial, palace workshops, Beijing, Daoguang moulded four-character mark and of the period, 1821–1850

A turquoise and black-enamelled porcelain snuff bottle Imperial kilns, Jingdezhen, 1736–1770

An inside-painted glass 'ducks and landscape' snuff bottle Ding Erzhong, dated 1900

A soapstone 'leaf and butterfly' snuff bottle 1750–1880

A ruby-red glass overlay snuff bottle Yangzhou, 1830–1890

A pale turquoise-glazed porcelain 'dragon' snuff bottle Imperial, Wang Bingrong, Jingdezhen, 1820–1860

An inside-painted rock-crystal 'landscape' snuff bottle Gan Xuanwen, Lingnan School, 1810–1825

A ruby-red glass overlay 'crane and monkey' snuff bottle 1730–1770

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12% on the excess over HKD1,000,000 of the Hammer Price.

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