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Guyue Xuan Porcelain Snuff Bottle

Auction:
3084B
Lot:
209
Sold for:
$246$200

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

Description:

Guyue Xuan Porcelain Snuff Bottle, China, possibly 17th century, flattened baluster flask-shape, with two molded lion heads, decorated with a marbling in underglaze blue, metal stopper with pink agate dome, Guyue Xuan mark in underglaze brown on base, ht. 3 in.
Estimate $300-500

surface wear and tear with some scratches, minor glazing flaws, stopper with new spoon.


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

Xuan Porcelain, Ceramic glaze, Chinese art, Chinese culture, Containers, Glass, Manufacturing, Porcelain, Pottery, Snuff bottle, Underglaze, Visual arts, Zhongguyue, China

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