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Lot 0076C
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East Asia, China, ca. mid 20th century CE. Two beautiful Chinese snuff bottles - one of a canteen shape comprised of translucent glass with a ruby red overlay of dragon-like mythical forms and a green stopper - the other an effigy vessel comprised of beautiful translucent purple glass, assuming the form of a supine rat holding chrysanthemums with a green stopper. Size: rat effigy bottle measures 2.875" L (7.3 cm)

Provenance: private Colorado, USA collection

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Minor surface wear to red overlay bottle and minute losses to cork below stopper. Tiny nick to rim of rat effigy bottle.

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20th C Pair, Vintage Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottles

Estimate $200 - $300Feb 1, 2018
Louisville, CO, USA