Two rock crystal snuff bottles 1840-1920
Lot 8122
Two rock crystal snuff bottles 1840-1920
Sold for US$ 1,625 inc. premium
Auction Details
Two rock crystal snuff bottles 1840-1920 Two rock crystal snuff bottles 1840-1920 Two rock crystal snuff bottles 1840-1920 Two rock crystal snuff bottles 1840-1920 Two rock crystal snuff bottles 1840-1920
Lot Details
Snuff Bottles
Property from a West Coast Collection
Two rock crystal snuff bottles
1840-1920
The first of flattened circular form with lobed sides and a flat rim, carved in low relief with two sides of an eight reales coin; the second of spade form with a wide, flat rim set to a flared neck and flat base, the sides embellished in mother-of-pearl and other stones with a bird and flowering prunus tree reversed by a butterfly and blossoms (some losses).
2 1/8 and 2 3/8in (5.3 and 6cm) high
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