A shadow agate snuff bottle  1750-1850

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Lot 9014
A shadow agate snuff bottle
1750-1850

Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium

Chinese Snuff Bottles

12 Sep 2016, 11:00 EDT

New York

Property from the Elsa Glickman Collection
A shadow agate snuff bottle
1750-1850
Of upright rectangular form with a flat lip, and an oval foot rim surrounding a shallowly recessed foot, the darker inclusions suggesting a figure on a water buffalo reaching for a hat caught by the breeze, with two bats.
2 1/2in (6.2cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Robert Kleiner, 30 March 2000
    Gerry P. Mack

    Published
    Elsa Glickman Chinese Snuff Bottle Mania, Stories of Collectors, Trade, Intrigues and Gotham's Auctions, New York, 2006, figure P

    Robert Kleiner Precious Playthings: Important Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Mack Collection, London, 2000, no 59, p. 88-89, also illustrated on the cover.

    1750-1850 影子瑪瑙牧童放牛鼻煙壺
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A shadow agate snuff bottle  1750-1850
A shadow agate snuff bottle  1750-1850
A shadow agate snuff bottle  1750-1850
A shadow agate snuff bottle  1750-1850
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