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Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1247
Sold for:
$237$200

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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 round shape, overlay opaque blue glass on mottled white glass, relief carved decoration of the eight Buddhist treasures, leafy band around the neck, glass stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in.

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

Minor loss to the overlay around the neck

Keywords

China, Peabody Essex museum, Massachusetts, Salem, Bottle, Chinese art, Chinese ceramics, Glass, Glass art, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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