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Amber Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2406
Lot:
149
Sold for:
$11,850$10,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2406
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 26, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

Amber Snuff Bottle, China, 18th/19th century, highly translucent material, well hollowed, carved in the form of a melon with foliage and butterflies, top of carved malachite, lg. 2 1/4 in.

Provenance: Dane collection; H. Moss, 1974.

Exhibitions: Fogg Museum, 1992, Bass Museum, 1997.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Amber Snuff Bottle, China, Bass Museum, Fogg Museum, Amber, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Gemstones, Malachite, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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