Five jade snuff bottles
Lot 3179
Five jade snuff bottles
Sold for US$ 2,196 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Five jade snuff bottles
The first two undecorated, one in a flattened globular shape, the other of tapering flattened cylindrical form; the third a white nephrite bottle carved as a Buddha's hand citron, the fourth a pear-shaped bottle incised with bats to one side, flanked with two faux lion mask handles, the last carved in subtle relief within leiwen borders with orchid blossoms to one side, reversed with poetic inscription; all with stoppers (some with minor chips to rim).
5.4 to 10cm high
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