The Speelman Collection of Chinese 'Imperial Tribute' Snuff Boxes

24 Nov 2013, starting at 13:00 HKT.

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A fine and very rare embellished gilt-bronze and famille rose blue-ground enamel 'European lady' oval snuff box Qianlong, circa 1760-1780

A very rare embellished silver-gilt and enamel 'longevity' peach-shaped box and cover Late Qianlong/Jiaqing, two impressed Chinese maker's marks

A rare gilt-bronze and famille-rose turquoise-ground porcelain 'lady's-shoe' snuff box and cover Qianlong, circa 1750-1770

A very fine and rare embellished silver and gilt-metal oval 'European landscape' snuff box and cover Qianlong, circa 1740-1780

A rare gold four-lobed flower-head-embossed hanging perfume container and cover Early 18th century, probably circa 1700-1720

A fine and very rare relief-decorated silver-mounted gilt-bronze 'European subject' ruyi-head-shaped snuff box First half of the 18th century

A very rare metal-mounted painted soapstone 'Liu Hai' snuff box and cover Qianlong, probably circa 1750

A rare embellished silver-gilt and enamelled filigree fan-shaped 'longevity' travelling dressing box and cover Late Qianlong/Jiaqing, one impressed Chinese mark

A very rare lac burgauté 'crouching boy' snuff box and cover Inlaid Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

A fine and rare embellished gilt-copper and agate two-tiered oval box and cover Qianlong

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