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Carved Hardstone Snuff Bottle

Auction:
3025B
Lot:
204
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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

Description:

Carved Hardstone Snuff Bottle, China, flattened oval flask-shape, with a Daoist scene with figures in bas-relief, pale celadon stone, (without stopper), ht. 2 3/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

surface scratches, minor surface stain, without stopper.


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, Chinese art, Chinese pottery, Containers, Decorative arts, Flask, Hardstone carving, Pottery, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco, Visual arts

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