A cameo agate 'Liu Hai and toad' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 19th century | 清十九世紀 瑪瑙巧雕劉海戲金蟾圖鼻煙壺
600 - 800 USD
A cameo agate 'Liu Hai and toad' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 19th century
Height 2⅛ in., 5.4 cm
There is a small chip to the rim and one to Liu Hai's leg.
Please note that this lot includes a component made from a restricted species of
coral which, if exported, will require a CITES permit to leave the United
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Please note that this lot includes a component made from a restricted species of coral which, if exported, will require a CITES permit to leave the United States.
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