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A fine yellow glass snuff bottle, 1750-1850. Photo Bonhams

Very well hollowed, the globular bottle with wide mouth, concave and everted lip and resting on a recessed oval footrim, elegantly set off by paired mock lion mask handles suspending a single ring; 2in (4.9 cm) high. Estimate: US$6,000 - 8,000

Provenance:: : The Oriental Corner, 1986

Property from the Norman Stiller Collection, San Francisco, California

Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www.bonhams.com