An archaic jade 'fisherman and woodcutter' snuff bottle
Lot 167
A nephrite 'fisherman and woodcutter' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 5,000 (US$ 645) inc. premium
Lot Details
A nephrite 'fisherman and woodcutter' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty
Of rectangular form rising from an oval ringed foot to a cylindrical neck, the body carved with scenes of noble occupations, one side with a woodcutter and the other with a fisherman
6.1cm high.

Footnotes

  • Exhibited:
    Chinese Snuff Bottles, jointly presented by Hong Kong Chinese Snuff Bottle Collectors Study Group and the Urban Council, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 15 October to 26 November 1977

    Illustrated:
    Chinese Snuff Bottles, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1977, p.71, pl.149

    清 軟玉雕漁樵圖鼻煙壺

    展覽:
    香港中國鼻煙壺收藏家學會、香港市政局聯辦,《中國鼻煙壺》,香港藝術館,1977年10月15日至11月26日

    出版:
    《中國鼻煙壺》,香港藝術館,香港,1977年,頁71,圖版149

    壺呈扁橢圓形,直口,橢圓形圈足。一面巧色漁夫圖,漁夫一手提漁杆,一手提漁線,上有小魚兒; 另一面淺浮雕樵夫圖,樵夫在森林間背著枝椏,回首遠望。

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