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Porcelain Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1265
Sold for:
$237$200

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

Description:

Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, the round body painted to each side in iron-red with a five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl, flanked by molded mask lugs, tiger's-eye stopper, Qianlong mark to the base, lg. 2 7/8 in.

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

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Keywords

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

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