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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Snuff Bottles: Pre 1900: item # 926907

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Jadestone
1314 NW Irving Street #304
Portland, OR 97209
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A Fine Agate Snuff Bottle
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A fine agate snuff bottle of flattened rectangular form with rounded shoulders and a short tapering cylindrical neck, supported on a raised foot rim with recessed base, the stone very well hollowed and of beige colour with light and dark areas, lightly carved on one face and utilizing the natural markings to depict an eagle perched upon the back of a bear, the reverse similarly carved with mandarin duck and lotus. 1760-1850. 6 cm tall.

Provenance:
Weisfield Collection, Seattle, WA.

Illustrated:
"Precious Little Things," Jadestone, 2008



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