An inscribed serpentine 'archaistic' snuff bottle
Lot 169
An inscribed serpentine snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1800-1900
Sold for HK$ 12,500 (US$ 1,611) inc. premium

Lot Details
An inscribed serpentine 'archaistic' snuff bottle An inscribed serpentine 'archaistic' snuff bottle An inscribed serpentine 'archaistic' snuff bottle An inscribed serpentine 'archaistic' snuff bottle An inscribed serpentine 'archaistic' snuff bottle
An inscribed serpentine snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1800-1900
Of flattened rectangular form, the black and russet stone carved with zhuanshu inscriptions on one side, the reverse with archaic bronze vessels and other precious objects.
5.7cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清 1800-1900 蛇紋石雕清供圖鼻煙壺

    壺呈扁瓶形,短頸,滑肩,橢圓形圈足。一面淺浮雕清供圖,梅花枝插在一高身花瓶之內,花瓶飾紋細緻,肩飾冰裂紋及倒蕉葉紋,花瓶後有一鼎,中間書卷兩卷,成典型清供圖構圖,另一面雕篆書「帝世不言功,利天道乃極高明,古言上德不德,道在」,整體古雅。
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