12-03-2010 12-04-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2528B Boston
December 3, 2010 9:00AMCalender
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Smoky Quartz Snuff Bottle

$889$750
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2528B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Smoky Quartz Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, of flattened round form, flanked by relief carving of animal mask lugs suspending triple fixed rings, coral stopper, lg. 2 in.

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

Cracks to the neck of the stopper

Keywords

China, Peabody Essex museum, Massachusetts, Salem