A carved agate snuff bottle 1820-1880
Lot 8365
A carved agate snuff bottle 1850-1950
US$ 800 - 1,200
£480 - 710
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property from a West Coast Collection
A carved agate snuff bottle
1850-1950
Of rounded rectangular form with a large drill hole through the flat rim of the cylindrical neck and a very low oval foot ring, the walls carved with a cat eyeing a butterfly and reversed by a bird, grasshopper and cabbage, the mottled bluish-gray matrix streaked with russet patches (rim chipped).
2 3/4in (7cm) high
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