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Glass Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1295
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:

Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, of flattened oblong shape, finely painted to the interior with a boatman in a mountainous landscape to one side, and a bird perched on plum branches to the other, inscribed "Mid-summer in xinmao year, made by Zhou Leyuan in Beijing," red seal, corresponding to year 1891, jade stopper, lg. 2 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-300

Keywords

China, Beijing, Bottle, Chinese art, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Jade, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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