12 September 2018
This lot is offered without a reserve
A CARVED CHALCEDONY SNUFF BOTTLE
The well-hollowed bottle is carved in high relief utilizing the areas of attractive, semi-transparent amber color with a qin, a handscroll, a set of books, a weiqi game board and a pair of weiqi boxes, all on a pale-beige ground with faint horizontal bands.
2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high, glass stopper
George Fischer Collection, 1930s.
Guy Mayer Collection, prior to 1952.
Gerry P. Mack Collection; Sotheby's New York, 25 October 1997, lot 198.
Robert Hall, London, 2000.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 3078.
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