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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 465

    A GROUP OF FIVE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLES

    19TH-20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF FIVE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLES
    19TH-20TH CENTURY
    The group comprises a russet agate bottle carved with chilong to the sides; a shadow agate 'mythical beast and bat' bottle; a shadow agate bottled incised with a deer; and two white and russet agate bottles carved with animal-head handles with fixed rings.
    The largest, 2 5/8 in. (6.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Property from a Private Asian Collector.