18 juin 2011

A pink tourmaline snuff bottle, 1800-1940.

A pink tourmaline snuff bottle, 1800-1940. Photo Bonhams Of tall, triangular shape resting on a straight foot, carved as a continuous waterscape of a boy, waterfowl and fish on a sea of foaming waves, the scene enclosed by a bank of clouds surrounding the circular lip of the bottle, all carved from the rose-pink translucent stone; 2in (4.9 cm) high. Estimate: US$1,000 - 1,500 Property from the Collection of Linda Riddell Hoffman Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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