At Bonhams Edinburgh there will be a sale of Asian Art on Thursday of this week beginning at 11.00am.
There is a wide range of objects including a fine silk embroidery of a rooster from the Meiji era (1868-1912) estimated at around £500-700.
One of the lots is a collection of snuff boxes including an unusual and rare 19th century buffalo horn snuff mull. This was most likely commissioned for a Scottish patron as it is steamed into the form of a Scottish ram’s horn snuff mull before carving in typical Canton export style. (£600-800)