• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1170

    A CARVED SILHOUETTE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

    1750-1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED SILHOUETTE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
    1750-1880
    Cleverly carved on one side using the natural colors of the stone with an eagle perched on one leg atop a recumbent animal, likely a bear, beside a large rocky outcrop, and on the reverse with two goldfish swimming in a pond, glass stopper
    2 in. (5.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Childs Collection, England.