Asian Art Online Auction

July 12, 2012

LOT 39

Lot 39

Three Hardstone Snuff Bottles

Three Hardstone Snuff Bottles
Lot 39 Details
Three Hardstone Snuff Bottles

Rendered from lapis lazuli, the first with a sinuous dragon on the front; the second, jade and of pebble form with smooth sides; the third, of rock crystal with a bat on either side
tallest height 2.6" — 6.5 cm.

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $1,140
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 39

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.)

Note: Condition ratings and condition details are the subjective opinions of our specialists and should be used as a guide only. Waddington’s uses due care when preparing condition details, however, our staff are not professional restorers or conservators. Condition details and reports are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the buyer’s terms and conditions of sale. In all cases the prospective purchaser is responsible for inspecting the property themselves prior to placing a bid.