16 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 1,400 - USD 2,000
A CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
The compressed globular bottle is well-hollowed and carved on the sides with a shell, a butterfly and a spider using the natural white and grey striations in the stone. The lower portion of the bottle is carved in relief with a large fish, its eye formed from a black speck in the stone.
2 in. (5.1 cm.) high, glass stopper
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