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Assorted Asian Porcelain and Snuff Bottles. Porcelain includes 4 bowls, the largest with scalloped rim and all with various marks or seals on base, (2 to 3" H x 4 to 5-3/4" dia); 1 cup with yellow ground, marked China on base, 1 turquoise blue Guanyin figure, marked China on base (7 3/4" H); 1 turquoise blue foo dog, marked China on base, (3" H). Six Asian snuff bottles: 1st item: Chinese White Peking glass snuff bottle, double gourd form with yellow enameled decoration of a dragon chasing a flaming pearl, glass or quartz lid (has come detached from cork, which is stuck inside bottle; 1/4" rim chip), signed on underside. 3 1/4" H. 2nd item: Large glass snuff bottle with reverse painted blue dragon decoration, pale blue glass stopper lid, lacking spoon. 3 1/2" H. 3rd item: White porcelain snuff bottle with iron red painted decoration of a maiden, gray quartz stopper lid. Signed on underside. 2 1/2" H. 4th item: Red cut to clear Chinese Peking glass snuff bottle with phoenix design with red glass stopper lid, 2" H. 5th item: Red faux cinnabar urn shaped snuff bottle, signed on underside. 2-1/2" H. 6th item: Japanese ebonized hardwood triangular snuff bottle with ivory sides, inscribed with scene of a boy fishing, signed on front, with poem inscription on back. 2-1/4". Provenance: Estate of Mrs. Mary Ann Bowers Thomas, Athens, Alabama. Note: This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state, and/or local law. Bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer will be solely responsible for obtaining any necessary license or permits applicable to the sale or transport of the object. Please note that the bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinocerous horn. Condition: Porcelain: Very good condition. Minor loss of decoration. Firing flaws on base of Imari rice bowl, do not appear to be chips. Snuff bottles: All items in very good condition except where noted in above . CONDITION: Porcelain: Very good condition. Minor loss of decoration. Firing flaws on base of Imari rice bowl, do not appear to be chips. Snuff bottles: All items in very good condition except where noted in above .