06 décembre 2010

A ruby and silver 'peach' snuff bottle. Probably Imperial, 1700–1900

The Imperial Birthday Ruby. A ruby and silver 'peach' snuff bottle. Probably Imperial, 1700–1900. photo Bonhams Ruby with silver; very well hollowed and carved in the form of a peach, the mouth lined with silver. Probably imperial, 1700–1900. Height: 3.58 cm . Mouth: 0.5 cm. Stopper: coral, a fragment of a pendant carved as a fish. Condition: Natural flaws to the underside, nothing too obtrusive; otherwise, in workshop condition. 3.58cm high.- Sold for HK$240,000 Treasury 3, no. 406Provenance: Robert Hall... [Lire la suite]
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