Two agate snuff bottles (2)

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Lot 296
Two agate snuff bottles

Sold for US$ 637 inc. premium

Chinese Works of Art

17 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

Two agate snuff bottles
Both well-hollowed, the first a pear-shaped bottle carved in low relief to one side depicting a sage standing in front of a pine tree overhanging from a hillside, the reverse incised with a studio name and a seal mark, flanked with two raised mock lion mask-and-ring handles; the second a plain circular bottle standing on a flat foot.
2 3/16 and 2in (5.6 and 5.1cm) high (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Pear-shaped bottle:
    King Feng Arts Co., Hong Kong, 13 February 1999
    Circular-form bottle:
    Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 17 June 1998, lot 1614
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Two agate snuff bottles (2)
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