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Brass Tobacco Box and Blown Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
3120T
Lot:
1162
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3120T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 06, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

Brass Tobacco Box and Blown Glass Snuff Bottle, 18th/early 19th century, the box with stylized compass rose engraving and punched wavy border, the bottle with short rolled rim, wd. to 6 3/4 in.

Provenance: The George C. Neumann Collection.
The George C. Neumann Collection
Estimate $150-250


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Chinese art, Collecting, Compass rose, Containers, Culture, Glass, Human behavior, Neumann, Qibla compass, Snuff, Tobacco, Wine bottle

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