A group of six snuff bottles 19th-20th century
Lot 5558
A group of six snuff bottles 19th-20th century
Sold for US$ 275 inc. premium
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A group of six snuff bottles
19th-20th century
Including three of lapis carved in various shapes; the fourth of ruby matrix (chips, lacking stopper); fifth and sixth of Canton famille rose enamels on metal, one bearing a two-character Qianlong mark in iron red (one restored, the other with extensive wear); together with two miniature porcelain vases of similar double-gourd shape the exterior of one displaying mottled blue and white enamel and the other of mottled rose and white enamel (repaired rim). [8]
1 1/2 to 3in high

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  • Provenance of the first:
    Lilla Perry
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