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Asian Art / A duan stone 'chilong' snuff bottle 19th century

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A duan stone 'chilong' snuff bottle
19th century
8 May 2017, 10:30 BST
London, Knightsbridge

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A duan stone 'chilong' snuff bottle

19th century
The pear-shaped bottle carved in low relief with two mythical beasts, the reverse with archaistic dragons formed into a stylised character, flanked with beast mask handles.
5.6cm (2 1/4in) high

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Provenance: Caldwell Collection
Sotheby's, New York, 23 and 24 March 1998, lot 151

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