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Orange Peel Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2837T
Lot:
1176
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2837T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 10, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Orange Peel Snuff Bottle, China, bulbous pear-shape with a waisted neck and sloping shoulder, resting on a raised rounded rectangular faux-tortoiseshell base, well hollowed, faux-tortoiseshell stopper topped with domed orange agate with faux-tortoiseshell spoon, ht. 3 in.
Estimate $500-700

in good condition with some aging to amber.


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.

Keywords

China, Bottle, Chinese culture, Collecting, Containers, Decorative arts, Snuff bottle, Tortoiseshell, Tortoiseshell cat

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