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Porcelain Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1245
Sold for:
$385$325

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

Description:

Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, ovoid form, 19th century, with molded decoration of the Eighteen Luohan on a ground of waves and clouds, covered by creamy white glaze to imitate ivory, aventurine stopper, lg. 2 3/4 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, Aventurine, Ceramic glaze, Chinese art, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Glass, Pottery, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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