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February 17, 2015 12:00 PM - February 27, 2015 04:00 PMCalender

Four Agate Snuff Bottles

Sell one like this
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2783TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: February 17, 2015 12:00PM


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.

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