* A Group of Five Snuff Bottles,
the first of rose quartz and depicting a boy riding a carp, the stopper handle modeled after a plume of water, with a white stone example of spade form and relief carved decoration, the third a lac burgaute example of compressed flask form, depicting butterflies and flowers reserved on a diaper ground, with inlaid Qian Li mark to the underside, the fourth of veneered mother-of-pearl and of double gourd form, the fifth a 19th century blue and white porcelain example of cylindrical form with mountain landscape decoration.
Height of first overall 2 1/2 inches.
Estimate $ 200-400
Property from the Estate of Tova Craig, Glenview, Illinois
The quartz bottle having two chips to the mouth rim. The white stone bottle having minor wear throughout and minor abrasions to the mouth rim. Both lacking scoops.