15 - 16 March 2015
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION
A CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
OFFICIAL SCHOOL, 1770-1950
The bottle is cleverly carved using the darker markings with Buddhist lions pursuing brocade balls. The stone is a warm, pale honey tone.
2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) high, amethyst stopper with green glass collar
Robert Hall, London, 1990.
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