18 juin 2011

A pink tourmaline snuff bottle, 1850-1900.

A pink tourmaline snuff bottle, 1850-1900.  Of flattened oval shape with straight lip and recessed foot enclosed by an oval footrim, the translucent stone of rose-pink hue carved with a delicate basketweave pattern; 2 in (5cm) 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 A pink tourmaline snuff bottle, 1850-1900. Photo Bonhams Of flattened oval shape with straight lip and recessed foot enclosed... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2011

A miniature aquamarine snuff bottle, 1850-1900

A miniature aquamarine snuff bottle, 1850-1900. Photo Bonhams Of flattened ovoid form, with straight lip and recessed oval foot enclosing a short footrim, the pale translucent stone carved to the front with a flying bat reversed by a cluster of cloudscrolls set off at one side by a coiled dragon; 1 3/8in (3.6cm) 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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