A rare white jade 'peach' snuff bottle Beijing Palace Workshops, Qianlong
Lot 1001
A rare white jade 'peach' snuff bottle Beijing Palace Workshops, Qianlong
Sold for HK$ 156,000 (US$ 20,125) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare white jade 'peach' snuff bottle Beijing Palace Workshops, Qianlong
Eighty-eight snuff bottles from the Ruihe Tang collection (lots 1001-88)
A rare white jade 'peach' snuff bottle
Beijing Palace Workshops, Qianlong
Of compressed globular form, the fine white jade stone skilfully worked and hollowed in the shape of a peach with meandering leaf branch, rising to a cylindrical neck and tapering to an oval base, stopper.
5.2cm (2in) high. (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    A private European collection
    Sotheby's Hong Kong, 5 November 1997, lot 2174

    A similar white jade 'peach' snuff bottle in the Mary and George Bloch collection is illustrated by Moss, Graham and Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles, Vol 1, Jade, Hong Kong, 1995, p.164.
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