A smoky quartz snuff bottle
Lot 5114
A group of six quartz snuff bottles
Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Snuff Bottles

Property from Various Owners
A group of six quartz snuff bottles
The first of smoky quartz and pear shape with a concave rim and flared neck, raised on an oval foot ring, mask and ring handles flanking the body incised with a plantain leaf and a scroll; the second of clear quartz and flattened oval shape with reticulated flowering branches on the opposing shoulders; another of clear quartz and pear shape fronted with a carp in high relief; the fourth of dark hair crystal and flattened circular form carved in raised relief with bamboo stalks; and two other hair crystal bottles, one of flattened pear form and the other of flattened spade form (some with tiny chips).
2 3/8in (6cm) height of first
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