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

Smoky Quartz Snuff Bottle

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


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


China, Peabody Essex museum, Massachusetts, Salem