Asian Art Online Auction

July 11, 2013

LOT 43
Four Agate Snuff Bottles, 19th/20th Century
  • Four Agate Snuff Bottles, 19th/20th Century
  • Four Agate Snuff Bottles, 19th/20th Century
  • Four Agate Snuff Bottles, 19th/20th Century
  • Four Agate Snuff Bottles, 19th/20th Century
  • Four Agate Snuff Bottles, 19th/20th Century

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Four Agate Snuff Bottles, 19th/20th Century

One of smooth globular form; two with monster-head handles on either side of the sloping shoulders; one of tapering form and carved in high relief with a pair of cranes beneath a pine tree
tallest height 2.8" — 7 cm.
largest with stone fissure crack to base; no other condition problems noted

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $1,320
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

Provenance:

Chinese Snuff Bottles from a Notable North York Collection
Purchased in Geneva, London and Toronto during the 1960’s.

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Agate