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037L13211_6ZHF4_1

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20131018_151613

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AN-EXTRAORDINARY-PLATINUM-SAPPHIRE-AND-DIAMOND-BIRD-CLIP-ALEXANDRE-REZA-1107x1200

 

A Baltic amber 'Double-gourd' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, mid 18th-early 19th century. Photo courtesy Sotheby's.

6.9 cm., 2 3/4 in. Estimation 260,000 — 300,000 HKD

Provenance: Harriet Hamilton Collection.
Chimiles Collection, 2004.
Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., 2004.

Litterature: Harriet H. Hamilton, Oriental Snuff Bottles, Palo Alto, CA, 1977, no. O-18.
Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, vol. 7, Hong Kong, 2009, no. 1592. 

Sotheby's. Snuff Bottles from the Mary & George Bloch Collection: Part VII. Hong Kong | 26 nov. 2013 - www.sothebys.com