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Four Snuff Bottles

Auction:
2783T
Lot:
1009
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2783T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 17, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Four Snuff Bottles, China, a nephrite bulbous-shape snuff, pale celadon stone, bronze stopper topped with a dome-shape green stone; a jadeite rectangular snuff, decorated with two ears with loose rings, rectangular stopper; a nephrite globular snuff, decorated with two carved animal masks on the shoulders; and a nephrite oviform snuff, mottled olive green stone with russet markings, decorated with two carved shishi, brown agate stopper, ht. to 3 3/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

all over surface scratches and wear; all 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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