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Stone Snuff Bottle

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2528B
Lot:
1271
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Stone Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, well-hollowed ovoid shape, the stone of light ochre color with caramel-colored striations simulating agate, no stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in.

Provenance: Sold by the Peabody Essex museum, Salem, Massachusetts, for the benefit of acquisition funds.
Estimate $150-250

Chips to the rim

Keywords

China, Peabody Essex museum, Massachusetts, Salem, Agate, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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