Asian Auction

June 04, 2012

LOT 173
Rare Lacquer Snuff Bottle, Japan, Circa 1840-1880
  • Rare Lacquer Snuff Bottle, Japan, Circa 1840-1880
  • Rare Lacquer Snuff Bottle, Japan, Circa 1840-1880
  • Rare Lacquer Snuff Bottle, Japan, Circa 1840-1880

173

Rare Lacquer Snuff Bottle, Japan, Circa 1840-1880

With broad shoulders elegantly sweeping towards a narrow foot, a finely rendered scene of pine trees and a pagoda against a rocky mountain landscape continuous along the body, all decorated with gold takamakie (powder) and nashiji (flakes), a silver inlay sun overlooking the scene and positioned near the neck
height 2.8" — 7 cm.

Estimate $3,000-$4,000

Realised: $9,600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Department: Asian Art