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Ivory Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2783T
Lot:
1024
Sold for:
$185$150

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

Description:

Ivory Snuff Bottle, China, 20th century, rounded rectangular body with flattened sides, decorated in low relief with carved Immortals with a boy attendant in a room setting in two panels divided by two sets of three lotus roundels in a vertical column, along the shoulder and the bottom embellished with a band of lotus motifs, resting on a short straight foot, some incised details stained in black, ht. 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

multiple age cracks with a crack running from top to bottom; surface dirt; wear on incised details.


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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