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Lot 7074. A green and russet jade snuff bottle, 1780-1880, 2 7/16in (6.2cm) high. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€8,800 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams.

Provenance: Robert Hall, 19 October 2006
Collection of Marcia J. Howard

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Lot 7001. A carved white jade 'chrysanthemum' snuff bottle, 1760-1880, 2 1/4in (5.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo: Bonhams.

ProvenanceFrom the Estate of Joanna Lau Sullivan

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Lot 7006. Three carved coral snuff bottles, Late 19th to 20th century, 2 to 2 3/8in (5.1 to 6cm) high. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo: Bonhams.

ProvenanceFrom the Estate of Joanna Lau Sullivan

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Lot 7010. An inside-painted rock crystal 'fictional figures' snuff bottle, Ye Family Studio, dated jiazi (1924), 2 1/2in (6.4cm) highEstimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo: Bonhams.

ProvenanceFrom the Estate of Joanna Lau Sullivan

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Lot 7013. A double-gourd jade 'da ji' cabinet bottle, 1860-1930, 3 1/8in (8cm) highEstimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo: Bonhams.

ProvenanceFrom the Estate of Joanna Lau Sullivan

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Lot 7020. An inside-painted hair crystal 'fish and reeds' snuff bottle, Ye Family Studio, dated yimou (1915), 2 3/8in (6cm) high. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo: Bonhams.

ProvenanceFrom the Estate of Joanna Lau Sullivan

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Lot 7022. An inscribed green jadeite 'moon flask' snuff bottle with incised bird and flower decoration, The bottle: 1820-1880, 2in (5.1cm) high. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo: Bonhams.

ProvenanceFrom the Estate of Joanna Lau Sullivan

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Lot 7019. A cameo chalcedony 'peanut' snuff bottle, 1860-1940, 2 1/4in (5.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,500 - 4,000 (€2,200 - 3,500). Photo: Bonhams.

ProvenanceFrom the Estate of Joanna Lau Sullivan

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Lot 7119. A skillfully carved jadeite 'figures and landscape' snuff bottle, 1820-1920, 2 1/4in (5.7cm). 

Estimate US$ 2,000 - 4,000 (€1,800 - 3,500). Photo: Bonhams.

ProvenanceFrom the Joyce B. Doheny Trust

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Lot 7016. A jadeite 'eggplant' snuff bottle, Late 19th/20th century, 3in (7.2cm) highEstimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,800 - 2,700). Photo: Bonhams.

ProvenanceFrom the Estate of Joanna Lau Sullivan

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Lot 7071. An enameled porcelain 'cricket' snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Shende Tang mark, 1831-1850, 3in (7.5cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,800 - 2,700). Photo: Bonhams.

ProvenanceCollection of Marcia J. Howard

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Lot 7072. An enameled porcelain 'cricket' snuff bottle, Jingdezhen kilns, Hongwu nian zhi mark, 1821-1850, 2 1/16in (5.2cm) highEstimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,800 - 2,700). Photo: Bonhams.

ProvenanceCollection of Marcia J. Howard

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Lot 7079. An inscribed biscuit porcelain snuff bottle, Jingdezhen kilns, Qianlong mark, 1820-1880, 2 1/8in (5.4cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,800 - 2,700). Photo: Bonhams.

ProvenanceCollection of Marcia J. Howard

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Lot 7080. A fine banded agate 'yudai' snuff bottle, 1760-1820, 2 1/16in (5.3cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,800 - 2,700). Photo: Bonhams.

Provenance: Robert Hall, 19 October 2006
Collection of Marcia J. Howard

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Lot 7085. A carved amber 'flower and birds' snuff bottle, 1850-1920, 2 1/4in (5.8cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,800 - 2,700). Photo: Bonhams.

Provenance: Collection of Marcia J. Howard.

Bonhams. CHINESE SNUFF BOTTLES FROM AMERICAN COLLECTIONS, 28 Jun 2016, starting at 10:00 PDT. San Francisco