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Four Peking Glass Snuff Bottles

Auction:
2939M
Lot:
475
Sold for:
$62$50

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Auction:
Discovery - 2939M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 13, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Four Peking Glass Snuff Bottles, China, a flattened round clear glass bottle overlaid with five colors, carved to depict Buddhist symbols, with a coral Peking glass stopper, ht. 2 1/2; a flattened rectangular snuff bottle marbled with green with conforming stopper, ht. 3; a flattened oval clear glass bottle overlaid with green fish and aquatic plant motifs, ht. 2 1/4; a flattened rectangular white glass bottle with green, pink and yellow swirled decorations, pink Peking glass stopper, ht. 2 7/8; with a faux-cinnabar resin snuff bottle carved with horses, ht. 3 in.
Estimate $400-600


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, Bottles, Business, Chinese art, Collecting, Containers, Economy, Glass bottle, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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