A chalcedony snuff bottle with carved decoration  19th century
Lot 8028
A chalcedony snuff bottle with carved decoration 19th century
Sold for US$ 1,500 inc. premium
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A chalcedony snuff bottle with carved decoration  19th century A chalcedony snuff bottle with carved decoration  19th century A chalcedony snuff bottle with carved decoration  19th century A chalcedony snuff bottle with carved decoration  19th century A chalcedony snuff bottle with carved decoration  19th century
Lot Details
Property from the Norman Stiller Collection, San Francisco
A chalcedony snuff bottle with carved decoration
19th century
Of flattened globular form with a wide, flat rim to the cylindrical neck and a concave oval base, the exterior walls carved in high relief with a fisherman landing a carp while three children play amid massive rocks, the translucent matrix featuring swirls of deep brown, golden brown and some natural fissures.
2 1/8 (5.5cm) high
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    Specialist - Asian Art
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