The Property of a distinguished collector (lots 234-239)
A white nephrite and russet 'chilong' snuff bottle
Qianlong The rectangular-shaped body with natural russet on one side, each side with a chilong chansing a flaming pearl, all worked in relief. 6.6cm high.
For a white jade bottle decorated in a closely related style from the Mary and George Bloch collection, see a natural pebble utilising the natural skin of the pebble, George Bloch collection, illustrated in A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles, Vol. 1, Hong Kong, 1996, pg. 372, no.143.