16 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,875
Estimate USD 1,600 - USD 2,600
A FOSSILIFEROUS LIMESTONE SNUFF BOTTLE
The oblong bottle is fluted on the narrow sides and has a flat panel on the front and back, highlighting the vibrant black, gray, white and peach-colored pattern of the stone.
2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high, glass stopper
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