Two Lapis Snuff Bottles, the first of a tapering baluster form, with coral stopper lid surmounted by a small raised boss, the other of compressed bottle form, having relief decoration depicting a crane above a pine branch which extends to the side as a full relief knotted pine tree, with a lapis stopper cover having a band of goldstone. Height of taller overall 2 3/4 inches. Estimate $ 300-500
Property from a Private Collection in Florida
Each in overall good, complete condition with minor wear. The larger bottle's scoop broken off. The other stopper and scoop intact.
Two Lapis Snuff Bottles, Height of taller overall 2 3/4 inches.