Sale 17AS01 | Lot 252

Chinese Inside Painted Glass Double Snuff Bottle

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 252
Chinese Inside Painted Glass Double Snuff Bottle
20th Century, possibly Ma Shaoxuan
The two joined bottles of rectangular section, one is decorated with two birds perched on blossoming branches, the reverse with an inscription; the other with a toad beneath flowering plants, the reverse with an inscription. Height 2 inches.


C Estate of I. Arnold Victor III

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Sold for $17,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Bottle with birds: Minute chips to mouth and foot rim and shallow light surface scratches. Light fading to inside paint.

Bottle with toad: minute chips and shallow surface scratches to mouth rim, the body with a small chip along the edge approximatley 1/8 inches. Foot rim with chips, the largest approximately 1/8 inches. Light fading to inside paint.


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Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Sold for $17,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

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