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Three Carved Snuff Bottles

Auction:
3046T
Lot:
1321
Sold for:
$209$170

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Auction:
Discovery - 3046T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
December 07, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Three Carved Snuff Bottles, China, a flattened rectangular flask-shape with carved and painted details in high relief; a caparisoned elephant-shape incised with painted and gilt details; and a double gourd-shape perfumer with pierced design, a carved chain with three pendants attached to the stopper, ht. to 3 7/8 in.
Estimate $100-200

elephant-shape with heavy surface stain.


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, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Collecting, Containers, Cucurbitaceae, Culture, Gourd, Personal life, Snuff bottle

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