A carved steatite snuff bottle 1820-1880
Lot 5117
A carved steatite snuff bottle 1820-1880
Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium
Auction Details
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Lot Details
Property from the Tacoma Art Museum
A carved steatite snuff bottle
1820-1880
Of rectangular section with a narrow flat rim to the circular spreading neck and supported on a circular foot ring, one face carved with two sages approaching a garden pavilion beneath a pine tree that continues onto the side, the scene covering a golden-brown stratum in the pale gray-green matrix with deeper russet patches and natural fissure lines on the opposing walls (abrasion, tiny chips).
2in (5cm) high
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    Auction Administration - Chinese Works of Art
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