Three snuff bottles
Lot 6578
Three snuff bottles
US$ 600 - 1,000
£360 - 590
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property of various owners
Three snuff bottles
The first a carved rock crystal bottle of flattened rectangular form with a flat rim and oval foot, the transparent matrix scattered with black tourmaline needles and iridescent inclusions; the second of mottled green soapstone with the flattened rectangular body carved in relief with archaic blade coins to either side and raised on a concave base; the third of bubble-suffused olive-green glass with a flat rim to the flattened pear-shaped body, the sides carved with climbing chilong above an oval foot rim with a recessed base.
2 5/8, 2 1/2 and 2 3/4in (6.7, 6.5 and 7.1cm) high
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