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Cloisonne Enameled Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1252
Sold for:
$652$550

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

Description:

Cloisonne Enameled Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of flattened round form, enameled with prunus blossoms and buds to one side, and chrysanthemum branches to the other, reserved on a dark blue ground, coral stopper, lg. 2 1/8 in.

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

Two tiny holes to the surface of the stopper

Keywords

China, Peabody Essex museum, Massachusetts, Salem, Eudicots, Prunoideae, Prunus, Rosaceae, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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