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Smoky Quartz Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1253
Sold for:
$237$200

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

Description:

Smoky Quartz Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the ovoid body finely carved in relief with lotus leaves to one side, and flower branches to the other, pink glass stopper, lg. 1 7/8 in.

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

Keywords

China, Peabody Essex museum, Massachusetts, Salem, Chinese art, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Quartz, Smoky quartz, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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