Property from a West Coast Collection
A group of three jade snuff bottles
The first of flattened ovoid form and well-hollowed, with a wide, flat rim to the waisted neck and finished with an oval base, the matrix of mottled sea green with white veins; the second of pebble form with small circular aperture to the top and concave circular base, the irregularly shaped walls carved as a melon enveloped by leafy tendrils, the pale gray-green matrix displaying a patch of light brown toward the base; the third carved as a duck and duckling swimming together with the aperture drilled to the front of the duck, the matrix of pale gray-green with extensive russet-stained natural fissure lines.
2 1/2in (6.5cm) height of tallest bottle
US$ 600 - 800
£400 - 530
460 - 620
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