16 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 9,375
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
A CAMEO AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
OFFICIAL SCHOOL, 1760-1830
The translucent caramel brown bottle is carved through the opaque spotted caramel color skin on the front with a bannerman riding a horse and carrying his command flag over his right shoulder.
2 ¼ in. (6.4 cm.) high, shell stopper
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A similar bottle with a bannerman is illustrated by M. Hughes in Small Treasures: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chinese Snuff Bottles, Hong Kong, 2015, pp. 40-41, no. 27.
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