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Three Snuff Bottles

Auction:
2939M
Lot:
405
Sold for:
$154$125

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Auction:
Discovery - 2939M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 13, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Three Snuff Bottles, China, a russet and yellow agate bottle, flattened circular, decorated with a seated immortal and a bat; and white and yellow agate bottle, flattened rectangular, decorated with a monkey holding a stick, domed celadon stopper; and a black and gray soapstone pebble-shape bottle, decorated with a peach, red glass stopper, all decorations in relief, ht. to 2 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

in good condition with all stoppers without spoons.


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, Agate, Bottles, Celadon, Chinese art, Food packaging, Packaging, Pottery, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco, Visual arts

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