a group of three hardstone snuff bottles
Lot 1235
A group of three hardstone snuff bottles
Sold for US$ 937 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Snuff Bottles

Property from Various Owners
A group of three hardstone snuff bottles
The first of off-white jade with a flat rim to the cylindrical neck, a body of flattened ovoid form resting on a flat oval base; the second a jadeite bottle with flat rim, waisted neck of circular section and body of flattened pear form raised on an oval foot with concave base, the matrix of very pale grayish-lavender with pale green patches and russet vein; the third of striated chalcedony deeply undercut and carved as the Hehe twins reversing a phoenix surrounding a bottle of flattened ovoid shape.
2 1/4 to 2 1/2in (5.7 to 6.5cm) high
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