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Flattened Oblong Flask-shape Nephrite Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
310
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Flattened Oblong Flask-shape Nephrite Snuff Bottle, China, resting on a short raised foot, decorated with three figures playing "go" on one side and a figure in a boat on the other, mutton white stone, the metal stopper topped with domed smoky quartz, (missing spoon), ht. 2 5/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

in good condition.


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, Bottles, Bung, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Containers, Flask, Nephrite, Quartz, Smoky quartz, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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