A small collection of snuff bottles 20th century (25)

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Lot 34
A small collection of snuff bottles
20th century

Sold for £ 875 (US$ 1,165) inc. premium

Asian Art

23 Sep 2015, 10:30 BST

London, Knightsbridge

A small collection of snuff bottles
20th century
Comprising: six carved overlay glass bottles, five inside painted glass bottles, two enamelled glass bottles, of which one with a Qianlong mark and one bearing Guyuexuan mark, two carved glass bottles, two green stone bottles, a painted enamel bottle with a Qianlong mark, a grey agate bottle carved with archaistic designs, a tiger's eye bottle and a cylindrical porcelain bottle enamelled in iron red with a dragon amongst clouds; together with three volumes on Chinese snuff bottles: L. S. Perry, Chinese Snuff Bottles, Charles E. Tuttle Company Publishers, Japan, 1960; R. Hall, Chinese Snuff Bottles II, Techprinting Ltd, 1989; R. Hall, Chinese Snuff Bottles III, Techprinting Ltd, 1990; and a Sotheby's 1998 catalogue.
The largest: 9.8cm (3 7/8in) high (25).
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