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Lot 0482 Details
A GROUP OF FIVE CHINESE CARVED LAPIS SNUFF BOTTLES, 20TH CENTURY, comprising one of compressed rounded rectangular form and one side centering an archaistic style taotie mask in relief, surmounted with a domed stopper and raised on a short recessed oval foot, height: 1 7/8"; one modeled as a jumping carp amidst blossoming lotus and pods above stylized swirling waves, fitted with an associated floral stopper, height: 2 1/2"; one nicely detailed as a bearded Immortal wearing traditional robes and a back strapped sword, seated on an animal skin style wine flask with stopper, while holding aloft his wine cup, raised on a custom hardwood stand, height: 1 3/4"; one of slightly compressed tapering ovoid form and sides centering stylized beastly masks suspending loop handles in relief, surmounted by a domed stopper, on a short recessed oval foot and raised on a conforming footed stand, height: 2 1/8"; one of compressed tapering ovoid form and sides centering beastly masks suspending loop handles in relief, surmounted by a conforming stopper and raised on a short recessed oval foot, height: 3".
Each in good shape, with the bearded immortal on wine flask has a repaired stopper. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."
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