A smoky quartz snuff bottle 1880-1940
Lot 5171
A smoky quartz snuff bottle 1880-1940
Sold for US$ 2,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
A smoky quartz snuff bottle 1880-1940 A smoky quartz snuff bottle 1880-1940 A smoky quartz snuff bottle 1880-1940 A smoky quartz snuff bottle 1880-1940 A smoky quartz snuff bottle 1880-1940 A smoky quartz snuff bottle 1880-1940 A smoky quartz snuff bottle 1880-1940 A smoky quartz snuff bottle 1880-1940 A smoky quartz snuff bottle 1880-1940
Lot Details
Property from a Private Collection, Geneva, Switzerland
A smoky quartz snuff bottle
1880-1940
Of rectangular form with straight mouth and raised on a recessed oval foot ring, carved to the front with a monkey diving for the moon's reflection in the water, the orb picked out with an amber inclusion in the stone, the scene reversed by a peaceful river landscape, well-hollowed.
2 3/8in (6cm) high
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    Auction Administration - Asian Art
    Bonhams
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    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
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