Two jade snuff bottles
Lot 8117
Two jade snuff bottles
Sold for US$ 40,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Two jade snuff bottles Two jade snuff bottles Two jade snuff bottles Two jade snuff bottles
Lot Details
Snuff Bottles
Property from a West Coast Collection
Two jade snuff bottles
The first 1820-1900 a greenish-white jade 'coin' bottle of rounded rectangular shape with a flat rim and oval foot ring with a convex base, carved with two sides of a 1796 eight-reales coin, one face incorporating the brown russet skin; the second a later black jade bottle of flattened circular shape resting on a concave oval base and inlaid to either side with a white jade disk carved with each side of a 1795 eight-reales coin.
2 1/2 and 2 1/8in (6.3 and 5.2 cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Ted Adameck
    Robert Kleiner
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