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Eight Stone and Amber Snuff Bottles

Auction:
3212B
Lot:
374
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3212B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Eight Stone and Amber Snuff Bottles, China, 19th to 20th century, an opalescent stone master snuff bottle with carved shishi, a rock crystal bottle carved with bats, a smoky quartz bottle carved with a stylized lion, an ovoid malachite bottle, one labradorite matrix, and three composite amber, ht. to 4 in.
Estimate $400-600


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Bottle, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Collecting, Containers, Minerals, Packaging, Quartz, Shishi, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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