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348 Ten Miniature Jade Carvings, China, comprising a mutton fat pig pendant with a hole; pale celadon round seal with a carved shishi; a reclined dog, pale celadon with russet markings and inclusions; an oval snuff bottle, pale celadon with milky inclusions; a pale celadon bird; a reclined animal with a stout nose, pale celadon with russet markings; an openwork heart-shape plaque pendant with two birds, white with a russet tone; an openwork plaque shrimp, celadon with russet markings; a fingernail pendant, white with a gray tone; and a stringed ring pendant, mutton fat white with milky inclusions, with a fabricated box with three fabric pouches and eight compartments, lg. 2 1/8, ht. to 1 7/8 in. $1,200-1,600 349 White Jade Carving, China, in the shape of a rhyton with a carved chilong and two curled ram’s horns, pattern details in bas relief, translucent light gray and milky white stone, ht. 3 5/8 in. Provenance: Formerly in the Frederick H. Pough Collection. $1,500-2,000

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350 White Jade Archer’s Ring, China, pale celadon stone inscribed with four sevencharacter poems and a four-character Jiaqing mark, dia. 1 3/4 in. $600-800

351 Black Jasper Snuff Bottle, China, eggshape with an octagonal neck, resting on a raised round foot, stone of black mottled with green and brown, domed coral stopper on a green collar, silver spoon, with a conforming octagonal wood stand, snuff ht. 2 5/8 in. $800-1,000

352 Stippled Green Hardstone Snuff Bottle, China, 19th/20th century, flattened rounded square form with straight round neck, resting on a short oval foot, each of the four sides decorated with a raised plain panel, the green stone with pink, purple, and black matrices, metalwork stopper with domed tourmaline finial, ht. 2 5/8 in. $800-1,000

353 Gourd Snuff Bottle, China, 19th/20th century, flattened gourd form with carved leaves, well hollowed, decorated with an incised poem on one side and a carved blessing on the other, signed, stem-shape coral glass stopper, ht. 3 1/2 in. $800-1,000

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354 Two Snuff Bottles with Enameled Decoration, China, a milky white Peking glass snuff, flattened globular shape with waisted neck and round mouth, resting on a raised oval foot, enameled with a bird-and-flower design in a double ring on front and back, a yellow band with floral and foliated scroll design to the sides, the domed stopper, light green-gray stone with white speckles, “Gu Yue Xuan” mark on base; and a double gourdshape snuff enameled with a continuous scene with four boys, domed red glass stopper, (missing spoon), three-character mark on base, ht. to 3 1/4, wd. to 2 1/4 in. $200-400 355 Flattened Oval Flask-shape Wood Snuff Bottle, China, with a short neck and round mouth, resting on a raised oval foot, decorated in relief with dragon and two jumping fish in a recessed panel on front and back, two carved mythical ram masks on shoulders, metalwork stopper with domed vermilion stone, ht. 3 in. $300-500

356 Jade Snuff Bottle, China, in the shape of a blooming lotus bud with foliate and floral scrolls, incised details, domed green stone stopper on a gilt collar, celadon stone with russet and white markings, ht. 3 1/4 in. $2,000-3,000

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