Asian Art Auction

December 02, 2013

LOT 215
Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle, 19th Century
  • Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle, 19th Century
  • Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle, 19th Century

215

Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle, 19th Century

Well rendered and carved in high relief with a procession of playing children and a scholarly figure, the group surrounded by trees and rockery
height 2.2" — 5.5 cm.

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $3,360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

Provenance:

Chinese Porcelain and Works of Art from the Estate of David Blyth Hanna (1858-1938), Toronto. (Lots 203-219)
Mr Hanna was a railway executive who became the president of Canadian National Railways in 1919, maintaining his position until 1922, when he was appointed the first chairman of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Agate