Four snuff bottles 1880-1940
Lot 8126
Four snuff bottles 1880-1940
Sold for US$ 687 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Snuff Bottles
Property from a West Coast Collection
Four snuff bottles
1880-1940
Including a small lime yellow tourmaline or beryl bottle in pear shape with carved chilong design, gilt-metal mount at the neck; a sapphire bottle in flattened ovoid shape; an unusual hair crystal bottle in elongated spade shape, carved from a pale inclusion with a crab; and an unusual rock crystal archaistic 'cicada' bottle with some needle inclusions, modern gilt chain.
1 3/4 to 2 1/2in (4.5 to 6.5 cm) high
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  1. Angela Lee
    Auction Administration - Chinese Works of Art
    Bonhams
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    San Francisco, 94103
    United States
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