The Property of a distinguished collector (lots 234-239)
A white nephrite 'dog' snuff bottle
Qianlong The recumbent canine lying on all four, its furry tail swept right extending from a pronounced spine with finely incised lines, the head with protruding eyes and flanked by a pair of flappy ears. 7cm long.
For a closely related white jade 'squatting dog' snuff bottle from the Mary and George Bloch collection, see A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles, Vol. 1, Hong Kong, 1996, pg. 112, no. 44.
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