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Thirteen Carved Hardstone Snuff Bottles

Auction:
3025B
Lot:
197
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3025B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 15, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Thirteen Carved Hardstone Snuff Bottles, China, 19th/20th century, mostly agate, a melon; a double gourd; a leaf; a flower; a flattened flask; a flask with rabbit; one with archaic design; a stylized lotus; a green stone on a metal stand; a celadon stone with figure, on a wood stand; a brown with bas-relief design; and three pebble-shape with relief carvings, ht. to 3 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

overall in good condition with some without spoons or broken spoons.


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, Agate, Bottles, Celadon, Chinese pottery, Containers, Gourd, Hardstone, Hardstone carving, Relief, Relief carving, Snuff bottle, Visual arts

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