Asian Art

December 0510, 2020
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Lot 2

A Moss Agate Snuff Bottle, Qing Dynasty

A Moss Agate Snuff Bottle, Qing Dynasty
Lot 2 Details
A Moss Agate Snuff Bottle, Qing Dynasty

清 藓纹玛瑙鼻烟壶

Of compressed form, carved on each narrow side with a mask-and-ring handle, the transparent stone with natural markings, coral stopper and wood stand; 珊瑚盖帽
height 3 in — 7.7 cm

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $570
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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A Moss Agate Snuff Bottle, Qing Dynasty
  • A Moss Agate Snuff Bottle, Qing Dynasty

Estate of Lois Orkin, Toronto
来源: 多伦多路易斯·奥金女士遗产珍藏

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a natural superficial loss to the surface of one side; small spot of silver paste to one edge; overall in good condition


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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