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Porcelain Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1244
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:

Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of cylindrical form with tapering sides, finely enameled with peacocks under prunus trees, aventurine stopper, Yongzheng four-character mark to the base, lg. 2 1/2 in.

Provenance: Sold by the Peabody Essex museum, Salem, MA, for the benefit of acquisition funds.
Estimate $300-500

No damage

Keywords

China, Peabody Essex museum, Massachusetts, Salem, Bottle, Chinese art, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Prunus, Snuff bottle, Tobacco, Yongzheng Emperor

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