A white jade snuff bottle with russet skin
Lot 1236
A white jade snuff bottle with russet skin
Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium
Auction Details
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Lot Details
Snuff Bottles

Property from Various Owners
A white jade snuff bottle with russet skin
Carved with a wide flat rim to the circular neck, its flattened oval body and shallow foot retaining some of the boulder's natural shape, the side with remains of russet skin carved with an eagle and bear by a pine tree and reversed by a tethered horse (chip).
2 1/2in (6.3cm) high

Footnotes

  • The combination of an eagle and bear is a rebus for 'hero' (yingxiong).
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