Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Porcelain Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1260
Sold for:
$415$350

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

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

Description:

Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the rectangular body decorated with panels of green/aubergine enameled dragon alternating with iron-red flaming pearl, reserved on an incised ground with cloud patterns, green glass stopper, lg. 2 3/4 in.

Provenance: Sold by the Peabody Essex museum, Salem, MA, for the benefit of acquisition funds.
Estimate $250-350

Nick to the corner

Keywords

China, Peabody Essex museum, Massachusetts, Salem, Chinese art, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Porcelain, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

Departments

Specialists