Asian Decorative Arts
11 Dec 2012, starting at 10:00 PST.

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A large jade censer 20th century
Sold for US$ 21,250 inc. premium
LOTS
 of 8397
8337 A grayish-white jade snuff bottle with russet skin US$ 3,125
£1,868
€2,264
8338 A nephrite snuff bottle US$ 500
£298
€362
8339 A grey and white jade double gourd snuff bottle 1750-1850 US$ 2,000
£1,195
€1,448
8340 A spinach jade snuff bottle US$ 687
£410
€498
8341 A mottled green jadeite snuff bottle 1840-1920 US$ 2,000
£1,195
€1,448
8344 Two jade carvings US$ 5,625
£3,362
€4,075
8348 Two jade snuff bottles US$ 3,125
£1,868
€2,264
8349 A greenish-white jade snuff bottle with inscription US$ 812
£485
€588
8351 A jade snuff bottle with woven basket design 1820-1880 US$ 1,375
£821
€996
8352 A nephrite snuff bottle 19th century US$ 3,125
£1,868
€2,264
8354 A nephrite snuff bottle US$ 2,500
£1,494
€1,811
8355 A nephrite snuff bottle US$ 8,750
£5,230
€6,339
8356 A white nephrite snuff bottle US$ 4,750
£2,839
€3,441
8357 A nephrite snuff bottle US$ 1,000
£597
€724
8358 A white jade snuff bottle US$ 5,625
£3,362
€4,075
8361 A caramel agate snuff bottle 1920-1960 US$ 375
£224
€271
8366 A large Suzhou style carved agate snuff bottle US$ 400
£239
€289
8367 Two snuff bottles US$ 4,750
£2,839
€3,441
8368 A striated agate snuff bottle 1820-1880 US$ 1,187
£709
€860
8370 An amber snuff bottle US$ 4,375
£2,615
€3,169
8373 A soapstone double snuff bottle 1820-1800 US$ 2,000
£1,195
€1,448
8375 An enameled glass bottle US$ 5,250
£3,138
€3,803
8377 A yellow glass bottle US$ 812
£485
€588
8378 Three glass snuff bottles US$ 562
£336
€407
8382 A red overlay glass snuff bottle US$ 1,875
£1,120
€1,358
8390 A group of three hornbill snuff bottles 1950-1960 US$ 2,125
£1,270
€1,539
8393 Eight cloisonne enamel snuff bottles US$ 8,750
£5,230
€6,339
8394 A group of four Canton enameled metal snuff bottles Qianlong marks US$ 2,250
£1,344
€1,630
8396 A Canton enamel snuff bottle Qing dynasty US$ 500
£298
€362
8397 Two metal snuff bottles US$ 812
£485
€588

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