A fine agate shadow snuff bottle decorated with bird 1800-1900
Lot 5141
A fine agate shadow snuff bottle 1840-1900
Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium
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A fine agate shadow snuff bottle  1840-1900 A fine agate shadow snuff bottle  1840-1900 A fine agate shadow snuff bottle  1840-1900 A fine agate shadow snuff bottle  1840-1900 A fine agate shadow snuff bottle  1840-1900 A fine agate shadow snuff bottle  1840-1900 A fine agate shadow snuff bottle  1840-1900 A fine agate shadow snuff bottle  1840-1900 A fine agate shadow snuff bottle  1840-1900 A fine agate shadow snuff bottle  1840-1900
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Snuff Bottles

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A fine agate shadow snuff bottle
1840-1900
Of compressed globular form with straight mouth and recessed oval foot ring, the pale semi-translucent stone incorporating the russet and mottled brown patches to depict a magnificent tree sheltering a single bird perched on a rocky outcropping, reversed by birds and butterflies in flight, well-hollowed.
2 1/4in (5.7cm) high
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    Auction Administration - Asian Art
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