10-12-2013 10-12-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2678B Boston
October 12, 2013 11:00 AMCalender
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Inlaid Art Glass Snuff Bottle

$6,000$5,000
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2678B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 12, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

Inlaid Art Glass Snuff Bottle, China, 19th century, flattened globular shape, each side with a central medallion depicting figures engaged in scholarly pursuits, enclosed by lotus flowers and scrolling foliage, the sides with blossoms, elaborately inlaid with pearl, coral, agate, lapis lazuli, and hardstones, spinach green glass with russet and milky white inclusions, ht. 2 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900

loss of gilt and inlay


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Keywords

China