The Property of a distinguished collector (lots 234-239)
A white nephrite 'double-gourd' snuff bottle
Qianlong Intricately worked in the shape of a double-gourd, the exterior with a series of interlocking vines issuing barbed leaves and further miniature double-gourds, all worked in relief. 6cm high.
For other rare examples of jade double-gourd snuff bottles from the Mary and George Bloch collection, see A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles, Vol. 1, Hong Kong, 1996, pg. 158, no.63, sold in these rooms, 28 May 2010, lot 5.
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