A jasper/jet/jade snuff bottle
Lot 145
An inscribed nephrite snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 10,000 (US$ 1,289) inc. premium

Lot Details
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An inscribed nephrite snuff bottle
Qing dynasty
Of rectangular form with verses from the famous poem Lantingxu or 'Orchid Pavilion' by Wang Xizhi finely incised on both sides, the stone of mottled grey and white.
5.6cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清 軟玉雕蘭亭句鼻煙壺

    灰玉雕蘭亭集序鼻煙壺呈長方形,直頸,底平中間淺凹入。玉色灰白,上有深褐色紋理,通體雕《蘭亭集序》之首段:「永和九年,歲在癸醜,暮春之初,會於會稽山陰之蘭亭,修禊事也。群賢畢至,少長鹹集。此地有崇山峻嶺,茂林修竹;又有清流激湍,映帶左右,引以為流觴曲水,列坐其次。雖無絲竹管弦之盛,一觴一詠,亦足以暢敘幽情。是日也,天朗氣清,惠風和暢,仰觀宇宙之大,俯察品類之盛,所以游目騁懷,足以極視聽之娛,信可樂也。」,下寫「王羲之」,因紋理深色,雕字若隱若現。
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