A fine nephrite snuff bottle 1780-1860
Lot 6006
A fine nephrite snuff bottle 1780-1860
US$ 10,000 - 15,000
£6,100 - 9,100

Lot Details
A fine nephrite snuff bottle 1780-1860 A fine nephrite snuff bottle 1780-1860 A fine nephrite snuff bottle 1780-1860 A fine nephrite snuff bottle 1780-1860
Property from a Southern California family
A fine nephrite snuff bottle
1780-1860
Of flattened double-gourd form with a flaring neck and well hollowed, the front carved and pierced with a phoenix biting a sprig of lingzhi, reversed by a writhing dragon with its body forming a natural handle, the matrix of greenish-white hue with a few nature fissures and suffused with pale russet to one side.
2 1/8in (5.4cm) high
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