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Hardstone, Gold, Diamond-set, Enameled and Jeweled Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2183
Lot:
920
Sold for:
$5,288$4,500

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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Hardstone, Gold, Diamond-set, Enameled and Jeweled Snuff Bottle, late 19th century, the carved Chinese hardstone snuff bottle with gold neck mount, set with eight small old-cut diamonds in millegrained bezels, the hinged Moorish-style pointed lid with royal blue champleve enamel work, surrounding rose-cut colorless stones on foiled ground, set in foliate patterns, lg. 3 1/2 in., in fitted crewelwork case from Marcus & Co. Jewelers, New York.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Hardstone, Marcus & Co., Chinese art, Diamond, Gemstones, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco