20 - 21 March 2014
PROPERTY FROM A NEW ENGLAND PRIVATE COLLECTION
A CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
Of well-hollowed, flattened, rounded square-form raised on a narrow oval foot, the bottle is carved utilizing the darker markings to depict a boy with one bird perched on his hand and another bird beside him on the ground.
2 in. (5 cm.) high, coral stopper
Kay Blair Collection (1916-1985), Princeton, New Jersey, acquired in London, 1960s, and thence by descent.
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