A mottled quartz snuff bottle with raised relief decoration 19th century
Lot 1305
A mottled quartz snuff bottle with raised decoration 19th century
Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
A mottled quartz snuff bottle with raised relief decoration 19th century A mottled quartz snuff bottle with raised relief decoration 19th century A mottled quartz snuff bottle with raised relief decoration 19th century
Lot Details
Property from the Norman Stiller Collection, San Francisco
A mottled quartz snuff bottle with raised decoration
19th century
Of compressed globular form with wide, flat rim to the cylindrical neck, well-hollowed body and a recessed oval base, the front face carved with a chilong and bat in a raised moss-green layer in the matrix while delicately incised waves appear on the smooth surface of the reverse marked with opalescent and moss green inclusions.
2in (5cm) high
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