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IVORY/GILT METAL BOTTLE

Auction:
2044
Lot:
124
Sold for:
$235$200

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Auction:
Sale #2044 - 2044
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
January 13, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Indian Gilt-metal Mounted Ivory Snuff Bottle, late 19th/early 20th century, the curved ivory carved with bulrushes and crocodiles, ending in flatleaf cap with ball finial, the pebbled gilt-metal lid with glass-inset neck, mounted with short link chain, bottle lg. 3 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-500

Keywords

pebbled gilt-metal lid, short link chain, Bottle, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Snuff bottle, Tobacco