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Agate Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1232
Sold for:
$1,778$1,500

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

Description:

Agate Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, of octagonal form, carved with baoxianghua to either side, the stone of semi-translucent pale lavender gray color with leaf-shape dark marking to one side, bright green jade stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in.

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

Keywords

China, Peabody Essex museum, Massachusetts, Salem, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Jade, Peabody, Massachusetts, Salem, Massachusetts, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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