28 November 2012
This lot is offered without a reserve
A CARVED SHADOW-TYPE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
The flattened ovoid bottle is carved in shallow relief through dark inclusion with five crabs traversing across above a pair of quails, one standing, one shown playfully in flight, adjacent to a stalk of millet.
2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) long, coral stopper with yellow glass collar, box
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