An amber snuff bottle
Lot 1224
An amber snuff bottle
US$ 700 - 1,000
£420 - 600
Auction Details
Lot Details
Snuff Bottles

Property from Various Owners
An amber snuff bottle
Carved with a flat rim to the cylindrical neck and body of flattened oval form raised on an oval foot ring, the matrix mottled with swirling veins of pale yellow to dark chocolate brown (surface wear, natural fissure lines).
2in (5cm) high
  1. Angela Lee
    Auction Administration - Asian Art
    220 San Bruno Avenue
    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
    Work +1 415 503 3358
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