Skinner Auctions
Skinner AuctionsBoston MA
September 17, 2014 06:00 PMCalender

Red/brown Amber Snuff Bottle with Dragons

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2751BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 17, 2014 6:00PM


Red/brown Amber Snuff Bottle with Dragons, China, 18th/19th century, oviform, resting on four animal-head feet, two loops at the shoulder, well-hollowed, decorated with two swirling dragons chasing a flaming pearl amongst ruyi clouds in high relief, incised details, the carved stopper with a coiled dragon above ruyi clouds, the translucent amber with spotty opaque yellow inclusions, ht. 3 3/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

in good condition with minor surface cracks.

The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.