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Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1231
Sold for:
$563$475

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

Description:

Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, of flattened round shape, carved in relief with a pair of large mythical animal mask as lugs, the stylized curled manes forming elegant geometric design to both sides, ruby color glass, pale celadon jade stopper, lg. 2 3/8 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, Celadon, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Glass, Glass art, Korean pottery, Lug, Pottery, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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