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Lot 0042
Turquoise snuff bottle plus lapis and quartz carvings, 3 items total. 1st item: Turquoise snuff bottle carved on one side with scene of the Great Wall of China. 2 1/2" H. 2nd item: Carved lapis pebble in the form of a flower bud and leaf. Stone has iridescent flecks as it shades from dark blue to green. Stone is stuck in a carved hardwood stand. 2 3/4" H overall. 3rd item: Carved quartz pebble in the form of a shell. Comes with small removable carved hardwood base. 1 3/4" H including base. All Chinese, late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: The estate of Dr. Benjamin H. Caldwell, Nashville, Tennessee. (Additional high-resolution photos are available at www.caseantiques.com)


1st item: Very good condition, lid will not come off. 2nd item: Very good condition, base appears to be glued to carving. 3rd item: Very good condition.

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Turquoise Snuff Bottle plus Lapis and Quartz Carvings,

Estimate $300 - $400Aug 5, 2017