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September 19, 2015 11:00 AMCalender

Gold Fist-shape Snuff Bottle

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2843B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 19, 2015 11:00AM


Gold Fist-shape Snuff Bottle, China, well hollowed, with goldwork stopper decorated with a band of scroll design and domed with green jadeite, four-character Qianlong mark in a raised square cartouche, ht. 2 in.

Note: For a similar example, see Sotheby's sale Snuff Bottles from the Mary & George Bloch Collection: Part VIII, May 26, 2014, Hong Kong.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

minor surface wear with fine scratches, minor casting flaws, otherwise in good condition.

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George Bloch, China