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Two Rotating Openwork Ceramic Snuff Bottles

Auction:
2927B
Lot:
508
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

Two Rotating Openwork Ceramic Snuff Bottles, China, cylindrical form with raised round feet, one decorated with an allover celadon glaze and cut-out foliate forms, the interior wall decorated in famille rose enamels; the other decorated with blue and famille rose lotus plants cut through to reveal underglaze blue decorations, both with four-character mark on base, ht. to 2 7/8 in.
Estimate $300-500


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

China, Celadon, Ceramic glazes, Chinese culture, Chinese pottery, Glass, Openwork, Porcelain, Pottery, Snuff bottle, Underglaze, Visual arts

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