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    Sale 11786

    The Ruth and Carl Barron Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles: Part II

    16 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 578

    A SILHOUETTE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE

    1800-1880

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SILHOUETTE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
    1800-1880
    The pale amber-tone stone is carved on one side utilizing the dark russet skin to depict a single hawk perched in a tree.
    2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) high, glass stopper


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    Provenance

    Vanessa F. Holden Collection, New York, 1995.
    Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 1961.