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Four Agate Snuff Bottles

Auction:
2783T
Lot:
1006
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Four Agate Snuff Bottles, China, a round plain dark brown snuff with gray and white markings, with a domed brown agate stopper; a round ochre to reddish brown snuff, decorated with a carved Daoist landscape with Shoulao and a crane on one side, with a domed brown stopper; a round russet to gray snuff with streaks of dark brown suggesting a tree, decorated with a carved monkey on a horseback, translucent rose quartz stopper with a dyed bone spoon; and an oval gray snuff with a man and a monkey carved in black, agate stopper with hawksbill spoon, ht. to 3 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

in good condition with normal wear; ochre and black snuffs 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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