Asian Art

August 2227, 2020
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LOT 100

Lot 100

A Group of Six Snuff Bottles

A Group of Six Snuff Bottles
Lot 100 Details
A Group of Six Snuff Bottles


Consisting of three enamel painted brass bottles with 'bats and peaches', 'birds and flowers', and 'magpie and plum blossom' motifs, each with Qianlong mark; and three interior-painted glass bottles

铜胎画珐琅'蝠寿'纹鼻烟壶 乾隆款
铜胎画珐琅开窗花鸟纹鼻烟壶 乾隆款
tallest height 3.7 in — 9.3 cm

Estimate $200-$400

Realised: $240
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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A Group of Six Snuff Bottles
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one glass bottle with a 6mm loss to rim and a 2cm crack to base; another glass bottle with loss to stopper and minor loss finial tip; enamel bottles with no scoops, largest with minor losses to enamel on lid; 一只套料鼻烟壶口沿处有小缺,底部有2厘米裂痕;另一只套料鼻烟壶勺断裂

LOT 100

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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