Snuff Bottle with Dragon Chasing a Flaming Pearl; eriod: Qing dynasty (1644–1911) Date: late 18th–early 19th century Culture: China Medium: Porcelain in imitation of glass with coral stopper Dimensions: H. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm) Classification: Snuff Bottles Credit Line: Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913
EXQUISITE ASIAN IVORY VERMEIL JEWELED ELEPHANT Most exceptional Southeast Asian ivory elephant encrusted in vermeil silver ceremonial dress jeweled throughout with sapphire, opal, ruby, emerald, citrine and pink sapphire. Gold toenails and gold vermeil jeweled ankle bands. Has stuppa chair to top of back. Measures 9 1/2" height x 9 1/2" length x 4 3/4" depth (24.1cm x 24.1cm x 12.1cm). Total weight of approx. 1291dwt / 2008 grams.
A MOTHER-OF-PEARL INLAID BLACK AND BROWN LACQUER 'SHIELD' SNUFF BOTTLE<br>JAPAN, LATE 19TH CENTURY | lot | Sotheby's
AN ENAMEL ON YELLOW GLASS SNUFF BOTTLE - QIANLONG MARK AND PERIOD, 1736-1795 IMPERIAL, ATTRIBUTED TO THE PALACE WORKSHOPS, BEIJING