Sale 17AS01 | Lot 305

Chinese Carved Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 305
Chinese Carved Shadow Agate Snuff Bottle
19th Century
Of compressed ovoid form carved in relief utilizing the darker areas of the stone to depict two monks standing in a rocky outcrop below pine and a bat in flight, the reverse with a carp leaping from waves crashing against rockwork before a distant pavilion floating on clouds. Height 1 3/4 inches.


C Estate of I. Arnold Victor III

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $17,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Good condition.


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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $17,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

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