12-03-2010 12-04-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2528B Boston
December 3, 2010 9:00AMCalender

Two Glass Snuff Bottles

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


Two Glass Snuff Bottles, China, one of flattened oblong shape, painted inside with flowers of the four seasons, signed "Hongtian Yan shi," seal, coral stopper; the other of smaller scale, rectangular shape, finely painted inside with goldfish swimming amidst seaweed, dated bingwu year, glass stopper, lg. 2 1/2, 1 5/8 in.

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

no damage


China, Peabody Essex museum, Massachusetts, Salem