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Auction archive: Lot number 206

TWO CARNELIAN SNUFF BOTTLES

Estimate
US$1,000 - US$2,000
Price realised:
US$1,211
Auction archive: Lot number 206

TWO CARNELIAN SNUFF BOTTLES

Estimate
US$1,000 - US$2,000
Price realised:
US$1,211
Beschreibung:

TWO CARNELIAN SNUFF BOTTLES 19th/20th century The alternating red and white bands of the first carved to portray overlapping butterflies, the mouth of the bottle positioned between the tips of the wings to one end; the second carved as a Buddha's hand citron, the top of the stem forming the foot. 2 3/8in (6cm) high, the taller (2). Fußnoten Provenance: The first: Alice B. McReynolds Collection Sotheby's, Los Angeles, Important Chinese Snuff Bottles from the collection of Alice B McReynolds, 31 October 1984, lot 110 The second: Alice B. McReynolds Collection Sotheby's, Los Angeles, Important Chinese Snuff Bottles from the collection of Alice B McReynolds, 31 October 1984, lot 111 Published: The first: Hugh M. Moss, Snuff Bottles of China, London, 1971, p. 88-89, no. 112

Auction archive: Lot number 206
Auction:
Datum:
17 Dec 2019 - 18 Dec 2019
Auction house:
Bonhams London
Los Angeles 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90046 Tel: +1 323 850 7500 Fax : +1 323 850 6090 info.us@bonhams.com
Beschreibung:

TWO CARNELIAN SNUFF BOTTLES 19th/20th century The alternating red and white bands of the first carved to portray overlapping butterflies, the mouth of the bottle positioned between the tips of the wings to one end; the second carved as a Buddha's hand citron, the top of the stem forming the foot. 2 3/8in (6cm) high, the taller (2). Fußnoten Provenance: The first: Alice B. McReynolds Collection Sotheby's, Los Angeles, Important Chinese Snuff Bottles from the collection of Alice B McReynolds, 31 October 1984, lot 110 The second: Alice B. McReynolds Collection Sotheby's, Los Angeles, Important Chinese Snuff Bottles from the collection of Alice B McReynolds, 31 October 1984, lot 111 Published: The first: Hugh M. Moss, Snuff Bottles of China, London, 1971, p. 88-89, no. 112

Auction archive: Lot number 206
Auction:
Datum:
17 Dec 2019 - 18 Dec 2019
Auction house:
Bonhams London
Los Angeles 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90046 Tel: +1 323 850 7500 Fax : +1 323 850 6090 info.us@bonhams.com
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