Nine glass snuff bottles 19th and 20th century (18)

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Lot 92
Nine glass snuff bottles
19th and 20th century

Sold for £ 535 (US$ 664) inc. premium

Asian Art

21 Mar 2019, 11:00 GMT

Edinburgh

Lot 91-97, Property of an English Collector
Nine glass snuff bottles
19th and 20th century
Comprising: an oviform bottle on polished oval base simulating realgar in red and orange, 5.3cm high; a pebble form bottle on concave foot, the mottled effect formed from mixed canes of dark colours, 5cm high; a green overlay bubble suffused glass bottle, 5.8cm high; another black overlay clear glass depicting animals and foliage, 6cm high; and five various inside painted bottles, all 20th century, largest 8.2cm high.
And each with stopper. (18).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: from a collection amassed in Hong Kong during the late 1960s and early 1970s by an English civil engineer working on the first cross-harbour tunnel and later in the 1970s on the Mass Transit Railway (MTR) and now by descent to the current owner.
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Nine glass snuff bottles 19th and 20th century (18)
Nine glass snuff bottles 19th and 20th century (18)
Nine glass snuff bottles 19th and 20th century (18)
Nine glass snuff bottles 19th and 20th century (18)
Nine glass snuff bottles 19th and 20th century (18)
Nine glass snuff bottles 19th and 20th century (18)
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