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Two Porcelain Snuff Bottles

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1280
Sold for:
$178$150

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

Description:

Two Porcelain Snuff Bottles, China, one of pear shape, painted with a female Immortal spreading flowers, inscriptions to the back; the other of flattened square shape, painted with portrait of an emperor, stoppers, lg. 2 3/4, 2 1/4 in.

Provenance: Sold by the Peabody Essex museum, Salem, MA, for the benefit of acquisition funds.
Estimate $150-200

no damage

Keywords

emperor, China, Peabody Essex museum, Salem, Massachusetts, Chinese art, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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