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CALIFORNIA STRAIGHT AHEAD: PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. DAVID SANDERS AND PROF. JESSE DUKEMINIER

AN AMETHYST QUARTZ ‘QUAIL AND MILLET’ SNUFF BOTTLE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 1,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
1489

CALIFORNIA STRAIGHT AHEAD: PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. DAVID SANDERS AND PROF. JESSE DUKEMINIER

AN AMETHYST QUARTZ ‘QUAIL AND MILLET’ SNUFF BOTTLE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 1,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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AN AMETHYST QUARTZ ‘QUAIL AND MILLET’ SNUFF BOTTLE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
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)
Height of taller 2 ½  in., 5.6 cm
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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.

Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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New York