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Amber Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1255
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

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

Description:

Amber Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the rectangular body flanked by mythical animal masks suspending fixed rings, the stone of rich honey color with dark striations, aventurine stopper, lg. 3 in.

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

Keywords

Amber Snuff Bottle, China, Peabody Essex museum, Salem, Massachusetts, Aventurine, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Honey, Mask, Peabody, Massachusetts, Salem, Massachusetts, Snuff bottle

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