Agate Snuff Bottle
- Sold for:
Agate Snuff Bottle, China, 18/19th century, of flattened round shape, carved in relief incorporating the russet areas of the stone depicting a scholar enjoying wine, surround by three bats, the rest of the stone of semi-translucent gray-white color, coral stopper, lg. 1 7/8 in.
Provenance: Sold by the Peabody Essex museum, Salem, MA, for the benefit of acquisition funds.
Minor loss to the stopper, minor opaque inclusion to the the bottle