Chinese Smoky Quartz Dragon Snuff Bottle, 19th Century
quartz snuff bottle
2 1/4 x 2 in, 5.7 x 5.1 x 1.9 cm
Estimate: $800 - $1,200 CAD
Sold for: $1,125
John Sparks, London / Shanghai
Acquired from the above by Enid Strathearn Hendrie Owen (1888 - 1968) in 1956
By descent to the present Private Collection, Quebec
Of flattened flask form, one side carved with a mythical beast soaring though the clouds, the other side plain. Ivory stopper.
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