A root wood snuff bottle with colored inlay
Late 19th century
Of oval section with a flat rim to the cylindrical neck, the walls retaining some of the natural contours to the material and delicately carved in relief as an enveloping tree branch with incised twigs that supports a bird with a black and green-inlaid eye, the flat base centered with a circular plug sealed with lacquer.
2 1/4in (5.5cm) high
US$ 1,000 - 1,500
£660 - 990
770 - 1,200
- Please note that this lot does not contain endangered species materials and is thus not subject to CITES restrictions. Please disregard the Y next to the lot number in the print catalog.
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