* A Group of Three Snuff Bottles, the first a lavender jadeite example of compressed, squared form having an octagonal faceted raised reserve and raised rectangular reserves to the sides, with a jadeite stopper cover having a band of goldstone, raised on a fitted hardwood stand, the second a rock crystal example having a butterfly, duck and reeds carved to the side, with a rock crystal stopper cover and fitted, carved hardwood stand, the third a rock crystal example of compressed, tapering flask form, having relief carved beast mask and squared loop handles, flowers carved from opaque reserves to one side, the reverse with relief carved irises and leaves, with a fitted hardwood stand. Height of tallest overall 2 7/8 inches. Estimate $ 500-700
Property from the Estate of Harvey and Mildred Levy, St. Louis, Missouri
The jadeite example in overall good, complete condition with minor wear, no apparent losses. The cover with possible glue traces between the jade and goldstone. The bottle with museum putty stuck to the underside and to the stand. Stopper and scoop intact.
The duck and butterfly carved rock crystal bottle in overall good condition with minor wear and minor abrasions to the underside of the cover. Museum putty stuck to the underside and to the stand. Stopper, scoop intact.
The rock crystal bottle with carved handles in overall fair condition, having abrasions and small chips around the mouth rim. The bottle is firmly adhered to the fitted stand. Scoop and stopper intact, but the cover with traces of glue.
* A Group of Three Snuff Bottles, Height of tallest overall 2 7/8 inches.