Lot 1489
  • 1489

AN AMETHYST QUARTZ ‘QUAIL AND MILLET’ SNUFF BOTTLE QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY |

Estimate
1,500 - 2,500 USD
Sold
1,000 USD
bidding is closed

Description

  • Height of taller 2 ½  in., 5.6 cm
the reverse with four characters reading sui sui an le (may you have peace year after year); together with a rock crystal 'goldfish' snuff bottle, 19th/early 20th century, stoppers (4)

Provenance

The amethyst bottle:
Collection of Hilda Somers, 1945-1952.
Blanche Exstein Collection.
Sotheby’s London, 21st June 1995, lot 70.
Robert Hall, London, 15th April 2002.
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