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Yangzhou School Brown Overlay Snuff Bottle, 19th C.
Amber Snuff Bottle with Lotus Pond, QingChalcedony Snuff Bottle with a Ruyi-Head Border,
Berlin, Germany
DoneDec 18, 2015 9:00 AM UTC

Art in Focus: Chinese Snuff Bottles

A number of fine snuff bottles from a European collection will be presented in this special auction, dedicated solely these minature masterpieces. A large selection of beautifully made snuff bottles will attract not only art lovers but also collectors with a passion for detail. Highlights of the auction boast relief carvings of lotus flowers, a dragonflies, fish and bamboo. Particularly remarkable pieces include an outstanding glimmering black amber snuff bottle from the Qing dynasty, and a magnificent rose quartz snuff bottle that is decorated with a reticent and elegant ruyi-border. Join us for an inspiring auction filled with inspiring Chinese art of a manageable size.