Two snuff bottles
Lot 6569
Two snuff bottles
US$ 500 - 700
£300 - 420
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property of various owners
Two snuff bottles
The first of mottled brown glass imitating agate with a flat rim to the cylindrical neck, a flattened globular body and a flat oval base incised with the initials JF (chipped); the second a miniature rose quartz bottle with a circular-sectioned flat rim to the waisted neck and an oval foot ring to the body of flattened spade shape carved in relief with opposing butterflies.
2 1/2 and 1 3/8in (6.5 and 3.5cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    the first, purchased in Hong Kong, 1963
    the second purchased from Annabelle's Imports, Hong Kong
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