13 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,250
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000
A GLASS OVERLAY 'ELEPHANT' SNUFF BOTTLE
The bottle is modelled as a standing elephant wearing an elaborate saddle cloth decorated with bats in green overlay on a pink and white ground.
3 in. (7.5 cm.) high, stopper
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Collection of Edward Choate O'Dell, published and exhibited in 1983.
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