• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 37

    A CARVED CARNELIAN AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED CARNELIAN AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
    19TH CENTURY
    Carved in high relief on one side with a chilong clambering over a double gourd with a smaller dragon at one end, the underside carved in low relief with similar dragons, the stone primarily of a brick-red tone with a few paler inclusions
    3 1/8 in. (8.1 cm.) long


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