Last Updated on 6/24/2007 by bidz

Bottles are up to snuff

Antique Week
June 22, 2007
By Robert Kyle

FALLS CHURCH, Va. – A stop at a suburban Maryland home to pickup books for auction resulted in the discovery of a Chinese snuff bottle collection, which later yielded a small fortune with bidders contending from around the world.

Thirty-nine bottles brought more than $218,000 on June 9 at Quinn”s Auction Galleries in Falls Church. One rare bottle alone sold for $146,250.”

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