Asian Art Online Auction

November 14, 2013

LOT 65
Two Hardstone Snuff Bottles, Late Qing Dynasty
  • Two Hardstone Snuff Bottles, Late Qing Dynasty
  • Two Hardstone Snuff Bottles, Late Qing Dynasty

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Two Hardstone Snuff Bottles, Late Qing Dynasty

One rendered from lapis lazuli and decorated with a pair of quails beneath a floral branch, stained ivory and pearl stopper; the other of apple-green jadeite, pink glass stopper
tallest height 2" — 5.2 cm.
no condition problems noted

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $1,500
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

The Estate of David Blyth Hanna (1858-1938), Toronto. Mr Hanna was a railway executive who became the president of Canadian National Railways in 1919, maintaining his position until 1922, when he was appointed the first chairman of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Hardstone
Period: Qing