Six white jade snuff bottles and stoppers
Lot 92
Six white jade snuff bottles and stoppers
Sold for £20,000 (US$ 33,853) inc. premium
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The Property of a Lady of Title
Six white jade snuff bottles and stoppers
Comprising one flattened round bottle carved with a tiger kneeling on its front legs in a bamboo grove, jadeite stopper, 18th/19th century, 6.7cm (2 3/8in) high; an incised flattened round bottle incised with two iris blossoms and leaves, hardstone stopper, 18th/19th century, 6.3cm (2 1/2in) high; a pair of snuff bottles of square section carved with lion-head handles, jadeite stoppers, late Qing Dynasty/Republic, each 6.7cm (2 3/8in) high; a bottle of square section with lion-head handles incised with calligraphy on each side, hardstone stopper, late Qing Dynasty/Republic, 8.2cm (3 1/4in) high; and a bottle carved with a crouching deer and a goose in flight on one side and a scholar and a flying bat on the other, jadeite stopper, late Qing Dynasty/Republic, 7cm (2 3/4in) high. (12).

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  • 白玉雕鼻煙壺六個
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Item contains ruby or jadeite

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