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
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).
Department: Asian Art