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Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1237
Sold for:
$6,518$5,500

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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 undulating hexagonal form, each side carved stylistically with rosette design, ruby color glass, 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

Good condition, well hollowed

Keywords

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

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