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Two Glass Snuff Bottles

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1279
Sold for:
$2,252$1,900

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

Description:

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

Keywords

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

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