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Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1283
Sold for:
$2,607$2,200

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

Description:

Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle, China, late 19th century, of oblong form, carved in medium relief incorporating the dark area in the white stone with an Immortal resting under a tree holding a lingzhi sprig in his hands, the reverse with a pavilion in a mountainous landscape, coral stopper, ht. 2 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

China, Agate, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Immortal, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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