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Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1246
Sold for:
$1,007$850

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

Description:

Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of oblong form, overlay opaque red glass on mottled white glass, carved in relief in good humor with a cat standing on rockery gazing at a butterfly to each side, green glass 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, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Glass, Glass art, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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