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An agate snuff bottle with horses  1760-1880

An agate snuff bottle with horses, 1760-1880. Photo courtesy Bonhams

Of upright rectangular form with a slightly concave lip and oval foot rim surrounding a slightly convex base, one side carved in high relief with two horses beneath a pine, the natural inclusions suggesting piebald markings, a single lingzhi fungus etched into the stone on the reverse. 2 5/8in (6.6cm) high. Lot 8046. Estimate US$ 4,000 – 6,000 (€3,100 – 4,600)

Bonhams. CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR’S STUDIO, 15 Sep 2014 10:00 EDT. NEW YORK