Asian Art Auction

November 28, 2016

LOT 163
A Miniature Mother of Pearl Snuff Bottle, 19th Century
  • A Miniature Mother of Pearl Snuff Bottle, 19th Century

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A Miniature Mother of Pearl Snuff Bottle, 19th Century

清十九世紀 硨渠鼻煙壺

Of iridescent tones with areas of warm, wavy inclusions, carved in high relief on one face with a boy, with a carved rosewood stand
height 1.8" — 4.5 cm.

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $900
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

A similar piece was sold at Christie’s New York, March 16, 2016, lot 574 as part of The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles: Part II

Provenance:

Property of a Lady, Toronto

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art