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A CAMEO AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
OFFICIAL SCHOOL, 1760-1830
The translucent caramel brown bottle is carved through the opaque spotted caramel color skin on the front with a bannerman riding a horse and carrying his command flag over his right shoulder.
2 ¼ in. (6.4 cm.) high, shell stopper
Provenance
Mrs. Edward Dane.
Robert Hall, London, 2008.
Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2008.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4847.

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Lot Essay

A similar bottle with a bannerman is illustrated by M. Hughes in Small Treasures: The Art Institute of Chicago, Chinese Snuff Bottles, Hong Kong, 2015, pp. 40-41, no. 27.

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