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'Realgar' Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1256
Sold for:
$2,844$2,400

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

Description:

'Realgar' Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of flattened hu shape, the glass of varying reddish-orange tones in mottled patterns in imitation of realgar, blue glass stopper, lg. 2 3/8 in.

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

Loss to the stopper

Keywords

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

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