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Three Snuff Bottles

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1282
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

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

Description:

Three Snuff Bottles, China, 19th century, a melon-shaped jade bottle with relief carving of chilong, turquoise stopper, the jade of pale celadon color; a purple glass flat hu bottle carved with an Immortal and a bat to one side, a lotus pond to the other, carnelian stopper; and an amber bottle, lg. 2 3/8, 2 1/8, 2 3/4 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

China, Bottle, Celadon, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Gemstones, Glass bottles, Jade, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco, Turquoise

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