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Three Peking Glass Snuff Bottles

Auction:
2872T
Lot:
2228
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Auction:
Discovery - 2872T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Three Peking Glass Snuff Bottles, China, a flattened oviform flask-shape bottle with a carved shou character, bats, and a ruyi cloud on front and back, four-character Qianlong mark on two sides, metalwork stopper with a domed pink top; a brown baluster-shape bottle with Guanyin on a fish on one side and on a qilin on the other, a Qianlong mark on base, (lacking stopper); and a flattened double-gourd shape bottle with gourd scrolls in yellow against a clear ground, (lacking stopper), ht. to 3 3/8 in.
Estimate $600-800

in good condition with two missing stopper.


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, Cucurbitaceae, Gourd, Qianlong Emperor, Ruyi, Shou, Snuff bottle

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