Three hardstone snuff bottles
Lot 6546
Three hardstone snuff bottles
Sold for US$ 350 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property from the Collection of Mrs. Fay Plohn
Three hardstone snuff bottles
The first of translucent gray agate with an irregular contour carved in high relief with flowers picked out from the russet skin; the second a compressed ovoid bottle of mottled brown jasper with a slightly concave rim and flat base; the third of black serpentine and of flattened rectangular form with a flat back, flat rim and concave base.
3 1/4, 2 1/8 and 2 1/2in (8.3, 5.5 and 6.5cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Florence Ueltzen, Fu-Ming-Fair, December 1968, December 1969
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