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Asian Art Auction

Thu, Jan 13, 2022 09:00AM EST
Lot 57

Five Chinese Stone and Glass Snuff Bottles

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

two stone examples: turquoise colored stone bottle, carved squirrels on a tree, figural squirrel lid, 2-3/4 in.; purple quartz bottle, relief carved figure in a landscape, lid with carved branch, 3-1/4 in.; three glass examples: amber glass bottle, inside painted landscape with warriors, calligraphic character, 3-1/2 x 2-3/4 in.; glass bottle, inside painted scene with birds, 2-1/4 in.; deep red glass bottle, relief figural decoration, 2-3/8 in.

Provenance: Collection of General Sam S. Walker and Charlotte B. Walker, Pinehurst, North Carolina


stone examples with natural inclusions, small edge flakes, quartz lid with detached spoon, turquoise colored bottle with broken in half (remnants of old glue and repairs); glass bottles with losses to caps, small nicks and scratches, amber bottle with chip to foot, small painted bottle with chip to rim