1352
1352
FIVE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLES QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
5,0007,000
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1352
FIVE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLES QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
5,0007,000
JUMP TO LOT

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FIVE AGATE SNUFF BOTTLES QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
the first, of faceted banded agate; the second, with relief-carving of a monkey and a horse beneath a pine tree; the third, a ‘peanut’ snuff bottle; the fourth a large banded agate snuff bottle, the fifth a rose-colored banded agate snuff bottle; four stoppers (9)
Height of tallest 2 1/2  in., 6.5 cm
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Provenance

The faceted snuff bottle:
The Kaynes-Klitz Collection.
Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 30th October 1990, lot 71.

The ‘monkey and horse’ snuff bottle:
Collection of D. Heller.
Collection of Dorothea Esty, until 1979.
The Neal W. and Frances R. Hunter Collection.
Sotheby’s New York, 15th September 1998, lot 290.

The ‘peanut’ snuff bottle:
Collection of Bernice Straus Hasterlik.
Sotheby’s New York, 17th September 1996, lot 72.

The rose-banded snuff bottle:
Sotheby Parke-Bernet, 18th September 1981, lot 153 (part lot).
Hartman Galleries, Inc., 14th January 1984.

Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art

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New York