A carved amethyst snuff bottle 1880-1940
Lot 5163
An amethyst snuff bottle 1880-1940
US$ 1,000 - 2,000
£590 - 1,200
Auction Details
An amethyst snuff bottle 1880-1940 An amethyst snuff bottle 1880-1940 An amethyst snuff bottle 1880-1940 An amethyst snuff bottle 1880-1940 An amethyst snuff bottle 1880-1940 An amethyst snuff bottle 1880-1940 An amethyst snuff bottle 1880-1940 An amethyst snuff bottle 1880-1940 An amethyst snuff bottle 1880-1940 An amethyst snuff bottle 1880-1940
Lot Details
Property from a Private Collection, Geneva, Switzerland
An amethyst snuff bottle
1880-1940
The ovoid bottle carved with a wide straight mouth and raised on an oval foot ring, rendered in high relief with a scholar and attendant under a towering pine reversed by an immortal and bat in a lush garden landscape carved from the deep purple stone shading to semi-translucent crystalline patches.
2 3/8in (6 cm) high
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    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
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