• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2553

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art (Part I)

    22 - 23 March 2012, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1573

    A QUARTZ CONGLOMERATE 'PUDDINGSTONE' SNUFF BOTTLE

    1780-1880

    Price Realised  

    A QUARTZ CONGLOMERATE 'PUDDINGSTONE' SNUFF BOTTLE
    1780-1880
    Of flattened, rounded form, the stone suffused with a striking pattern of large rounded pebbles of grey, ochre, red and brown color amidst numerous smaller pebble-like inclusions, all within a greyish-beige matrix, coral stopper with pearl finial and gilt-metal collar
    2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, 24-25 January 1975, lot 132.