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Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1263
Sold for:
$9,480$8,000

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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, of round shape, overlay red glass on white glass, fine relief carving of peach branch to one side, and pomegranate branch to the other, overlay glass decoration of a pair of bats forming a circle as foot ring, jade stopper, lg. 2 in.

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

No damage

Keywords

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

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