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Three Snuff Bottles and a Souvenir

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1286
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

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

Description:

Three Snuff Bottles and a Souvenir, China, a cylindrical porcelain bottle painted in iron red with Zhong Kui and bats, Guangxu mark to the base; a malachite bottle in flattened hu shape carved with intertwining chi dragons, an amethyst bottle carved in relief with fish, pavilions, and crashing waves; together with a French souvenir of the Eiffel Tower, lg. 3 1/8, 2 3/8, 2 1/4, 1 3/4 in.
Estimate $150-250

Keywords

China, Eiffel Tower, Bottle, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Kui, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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