An agate snuff bottle 19th century (2)

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Lot 200Y
An agate snuff bottle
19th century

Sold for £ 2,250 (US$ 2,946) inc. premium
The Property of a Gentleman 士紳藏品
An agate snuff bottle
19th century
Well hollowed, of flattened, rounded rectangular form, resting on a flat, oval foot, the stone of a pale translucent grey with dark brown inclusions carved in relief as a pair of perching birds below a tree flanked by the sun, scattered clouds and hovering birds, coral stopper carved as a curling Buddhist lion. 6.1cm (2 3/8in) high (2).

Footnotes

  • 十九世紀 瑪瑙巧雕喜上眉梢鼻煙壺

    Provenance: Mary Morrison Collection, Vancouver, Canada
    Acquired from the Asian Art Studio, Los Angeles, 28 February 2014
    An English private collection

    來源: 溫哥華Mary Morrison收藏
    於2014年2月28日購自洛杉磯古董商Asian Art Studio
    英國私人收藏
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