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Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1277
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

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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, shaped into a miniature baluster vase, overlay glass decoration of antique objects to one side, and a female Immortal and her attendant to the other, on an opaque purple blue glass ground, stopper, lg. 2 in.

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

Chips to the rim

Keywords

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

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