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Smoky Quartz Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1236
Sold for:
$889$750

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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, Bottle, Chinese culture, Lug, Quartz, Salem, Massachusetts, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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