January 15, 2021 09:00 AM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Chinese Gilt Bronze Animal Figures, Snuff Bottle

cast gilt bronze water dropper in the form of a mythological beast, circular aperture along the spine with figural stopper, 2 x 3-3/4 in.; pair of cast gilt bronze guardian lions, 1-3/4 in. long, with wood stands; Mongolian snuff bottle, horn body with low quality silver mounts and set with red and blue glass cabochons, with stopper, 3-1/4 in.


Provenance:Property from the Collection of Senator Hugh Scott, now the Property of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts


bronze figures with casting flaws and losses, gilt loss, verdigris; snuff bottle with some replaced cabochons, wear and losses to mounts, scratches and abrasions

Estimate: $100 - $300
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