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Three Agate Snuff Bottles

Auction:
2783T
Lot:
1005
Sold for:
$800$650

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2783T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 17, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Three Agate Snuff Bottles, China, a bat-shape murky white snuff, domed with a carved orange stopper; a russet snuff in the shape of a Buddha's hand citrus with a carved ladybug on one side, well hollowed, with a bone spoon, the stone with gray and orange stripes; and a round gray snuff with a grasshopper gnawing on a daikon in dark brown, domed with brown and yellow agate stopper, ht. to 2 7/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

in good condition with white and gray bottles without spoons.


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.

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