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Ivory and Silver Snuff Bottle, Tibet, 19th C.

Ivory and Silver Snuff Bottle, Tibet, 19th C.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1900: Item # 1375395

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La Borie
81170 Livers Cazelles, FRANCE
(0033) 6 32 63 98 15

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 €1,100.00 
Snuff bottle of flat circular form, the body itself made of ivory. The bottle has a silver neck with an intricate decoration affixing it to the body. It also has an opening at its center with round silver relief decor mount, the lid ending in a coral top. On one side, another relief decoration representing a four sided dorje with a loop for attachment to a belt. Tibet, 19th century. Diameter: 5 cm. Stopper and spoon missing, otherwise very good condition. Provenance: Old French collection. A rare piece.