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Chinese Famille Rose Enameled and Molded Porcelain Snuff Bottle, 19th Century. Photo courtesy Doyle New York

Of flattened ovoid form, set on a splayed foot rising to a tall neck, the body with slightly raised circular medallions on either side depicting portraits of a European lady framed by a misty gray sky and distant houses amidst a lush green landscape, all reserved on a greenish-turquoise stipple molded ground with stylized scrolling and florets highlighted with gold gilding, the base with a Qianlong four-character mark in blue. Height 2 3/8 inches. Gilt wear to mouth rim. Estimate $8,000-10,000

Chinese White Jade Snuff Bottle, 19th Century. Photo courtesy Doyle New York

Of flattened, rounded rectangular form, set on a low oval foot rim, the stone an even tone. Height 2 7/8 inches. Light surface scratches, small chip to foot rim. Estimate $5,000-7,000

Chinese Celadon Jade Snuff Bottle, Qing Dynasty. Photo courtesy Doyle New York

Of flattened rounded form, the stone a pale tone with minor apple green inclusions. Height 2 1/2 inches. Overall good condition. Estimate $3,000-5,000

Chinese Enameled Turquoise Glass Snuff Bottle, 19th Century. Photo courtesy Doyle New York

The high shouldered tapering form painted in a famille rose palette depicting two geese standing on rockwork beneath blossoming lotus, the reverse with a cricket resting on a leaf, the base with a Qianlong four-character mark. Height 2 inches. Good condition. Estimate $2,500-3,500

Chinese Tourmaline Snuff Bottle, Early 20th century. Photo courtesy Doyle New York

Of double gourd form, carved in relief with smaller gourds borne on leafy stems and tendrils, the two large leaves carved utilizing the contrasting green of the stone. Height 1 1/2 inches. Scattered light surface scratches. Estimate $2,000-3,000

Chinese Jasper Snuff Bottle, 19th-20th Century. Photo courtesy Doyle New York

Of rounded rectangular form, set on a low oval foot rim, the stone a grayish-brown tone. Height 3 inches. Good condition. Estimate $2,000-3,000

Chinese White Jade Snuff Bottle. Photo courtesy Doyle New York

Carved in openwork as a bamboo segment with a prancing horse at the base, flanked by blossoming prunus branches and bamboo, the stone an even tone with scattered opaque white inclusions. Height 3 1/2 inches. Not fully hollowed out, scattered light surface scratches and minute chips. Estimate $1,500-2,500 

Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle. Photo courtesy Doyle New York

The well hollowed flattened rectangular form carved through the caramel overlay on one side with a pair of quails amidst millet plants, the semi-translucent stone a honey tone with circular bands of white, yellow and orange. Height 2 3/8 inches. Good condition. Estimate $1,500-2,500

Chinese Cameo Agate Snuff Bottle, 19th-20th Century. Photo courtesy Doyle New York

The rounded rectangular form raised on a low oval foot rim, carved in relief through the ochre skin with two bats hovering above a qilin, the stone a pale honey tone with caramel and amber inclusions. Height 2 3/8 inches. Minute chip to mouth and foot ring. Estimate $1,500-2,500

Chinese Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle, Qing Dynasty. Photo courtesy Doyle New York

The ovoid form set on a slightly concave foot, carved in shallow relief depicting magpies perched on flowering prunus branches issuing from rockwork, the semi-translucent gray stone with honey tones suffused with black and brown inclusions. Height 1 7/8 inches. Minute chips to mouth rim. Estimate $600-800

Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, September 15, 2014 at 10am