* A Carved Hornbill Snuff Bottle, of compressed flask form, relief carved depicting figures by a house and trees, the sides relief carved with the red rind to depicting writhing chilong, signed to the underside of the base. Height 2 3/8 inches. Estimate $ 1,000-2,000
Property from the Private Collection of Howard Wax, Chicago, Illinois
In overall good complete condition, with natural inclusions, minor wear, old adhesive remnants to the foot, likely museum putty, no apparent losses or restorations.
A Carved Hornbill Snuff Bottle, Height 2 3/8 inches.