A burnt limestone snuff bottle
Lot 160
A carved hardstone snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 7,500 (US$ 967) inc. premium
Lot Details
A carved hardstone snuff bottle
Qing dynasty
Of compressed spherical form with gently sloping shoulders, the exterior with a mottled russet-grey layer carved with an auspicious scene of Shoulao with a monkey holding a peach, the overall stone a rich black colour.
6cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清 硬石雕猴子獻壽老鼻煙壺

    壺呈扁壺形,直口,橢圓形圈足。通體墨黑色,上雕巧色猴子拿著桃子獻予壽老,壽老回首對望,相動交流。
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