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Eight Agate Snuff Bottles

Auction:
3084B
Lot:
207
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3084B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 16, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Eight Agate Snuff Bottles, China, 19th/20th century, four with Daoist carvings; one with lotus bas-relief decoration; one gourd-shape, in white and russet; one with carved floral designs, in yellow-gray; and one flask-shape, mottled stone with black spots, ht. to 3 1/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

some without stopper, some with broken stopper, some with wear and surface scratches.


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, Chinese art, Containers, Culture, Gourd, Hardstone carving, Personal life, Snuff bottle, Visual arts

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