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Solid 18k Gold Chinese Monk Snuff Bottle, Qianlong Mark

Lot 0033
Chinese
Rare Qing dynasty 18k solid gold snuff bottle in the form of a standing monk figure
Impressed on bottom with a Qianlong mark
Approx. h. 2.75", w. 1"; approx. weight 108 grams
Tested by a thermo scientific x-ray fluorescence gun as 18k gold quality
Provenance: From the Private Collection of Shelby Thomas and Pamela Ann Wilson; acquired at Eldred's Auctioneers (East Dennis, MA), "A Most Important Collection of Oriental Art", August 27 & 28, 1970, Lot 91.

Condition

Missing hat stopper. Small hole on neck of elder.

Starting Bid

$5,000.00

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Solid 18k Gold Chinese Monk Snuff Bottle, Qianlong Mark

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Estimate $10,000 - $15,000
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