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Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1262
Sold for:
$207$175

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

Description:

Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, well-hollowed squarish round shape, flanked by relief carving of stylized animal mask lugs, white glass simulating jade, lapis lazuli stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in.

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

No damage

Keywords

China, Peabody Essex museum, Massachusetts, Salem, Chinese culture, Gemstones, Hardstone carving, Jade, Lapis lazuli, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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