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Interior-painted Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle

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2927B
Lot:
405
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2927B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 16, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Interior-painted Rock Crystal Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, oviform with straight neck and round mouth, resting on an oval foot, painted with roosters and hens, signed "Ye Zhongsan" with date "1897" archaic-style handles carved in bas-relief on sides, coral glass stopper, ht. 2 5/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

chipped to the tip of spoon, chipped to base, surface scratches and dirt. Stopper top detached, but present.


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.

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China, Bottle, Business, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Collecting, Containers, Product management, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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