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Four Snuff Bottles

Auction:
3025B
Lot:
210
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3025B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 15, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Four Snuff Bottles, China, 19th/20th century, two Canton enamels with Qianlong and Yongzheng mark on base respectively; a yellow-glazed corn-shape bottle; and a famille rose bottle with pierced design, Daoguang mark on base, ht. to 3 in.
Estimate $500-700

pierced one with a chip near mouth rim, one of the canton enameled ones missing a stopper and the other with surface stains, corn shape one with the stopper not opening.


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 art, Containers, Food packaging, Human behavior, Packaging, Product management, Qianlong Emperor, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco, Yongzheng Emperor

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