Asian Art Auction

June 09 - 14, 2018

LOT 518

Lot 518

Two Hardstone Carved Snuff Bottles

Two Hardstone Carved Snuff Bottles
Lot 518 Details
Two Hardstone Carved Snuff Bottles


Consisting of one rose quartz carved snuff bottle and one rectangular form agate carved snuff bottle
2.6 x 00 in — 6.5 x 00 cm

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


rose quartz missing scoop, agate with few small losses to edges

LOT 518

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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