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Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1275
Sold for:
$385$325

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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, the flask shaped body made of translucent ruby-red glass, pink tourmaline stopper, lg. 3 in.

Provenance: Sold by the Peabody Essex museum, Salem, MA, for the benefit of acquisition funds.
Estimate $200-300

nicks to the foot ring, fissures to the stopper, scratch mark to the slender side of the bottle

Keywords

China, Peabody Essex museum, Massachusetts, Salem, Bottle, Glass bottles, Laboratory equipment, Snuff bottle, Tobacco, Tourmaline

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