• 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 1166

    A CARVED SILHOUETTE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

    1760-1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARVED SILHOUETTE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
    1760-1880
    Of compressed form with concave lip and recessed foot surrounded by a foot rim, carved on one side using the natural colors of the stone with a fisherman beside his basket near a flowing stream, the reverse carved with his seated attendant carrying a bundled sack, glass stopper
    2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Private English collection.


    Pre-Lot Text

    ANOTHER PROPERTY