A carved chalcedony 'fish, ducks and lotus' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Lot 206
A carved chalcedony 'fish, ducks and lotus' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 7,500 (US$ 967) inc. premium

Lot Details
Snuff bottles from the collection of Jacqueline Sheldon (neé Anisfeld), purchased at London auctions in the 1970s under the guidance of Hans Goldsteinher (lots 201-212)
A carved chalcedony 'fish, ducks and lotus' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty
Of compressed spherical form, carved one side with a pair of Mandarin ducks swimming amongst lotus leaves, the other side with a carp feasting on a lotus stem, sold with original auction catalogue.
5.3cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清 瑪瑙雕荷塘水鴨鼻煙壺

    Provenance 來源:
    Collection of F.W.A. Knight
    Sotheby's London, 9 June 1981, lot 46
    Collection of Jacqueline Sheldon
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