12-03-2010 12-04-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2528B Boston
December 3, 2010 9:00AMCalender
1230

Glass Snuff Bottle

$533$450
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2528B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, carved in relief with Confucius riding in a boat under a magnolia tree to one side, and carved calligraphy "Kong lai zhen qin" (precious birds visit when Confucius is here) to the other, pink glass stopper, lg. 2 1/8 in.

Provenance: Sold by the Peabody Essex museum, Salem, MA, for the benefit of acquisition funds.
Estimate $400-600

No damage

Keywords

China, Peabody Essex museum, Massachusetts, Salem