A rock-crystal snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1730-1870
Lot 170
A rock-crystal snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1730-1870
Sold for HK$ 31,250 (US$ 4,032) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rock-crystal snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1730-1870
Of plain and translucent globular form rising from flattened foot to a slightly waisted cylindrical neck.
5.2cm high.

Footnotes

  • Compare another flawless undecorated crystal bottle, with similar sharp, previously from the J & J Collection, is illustrated by Moss, Graham & Tsang, The J & J Collection: The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottle, Vol. 1, New York, 1993, p.173, no.94, sold in Christies New York, 30 March 2005, lot 55. Another closely related example from the Princeton University Art Museum, see Michael Hughes, The Blair Bequest: Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Princeton University Art Museum, Baltimore, 2002, p. 54, no.25.

    清 1730-1870 水晶光素鼻煙壺

    壺扁瓶形,豐肩,頸微束,口內凹,平底。壺通身光素無紋,質地晶瑩透明,自然簡潔。

    比例其他呈近似形狀的水晶光素鼻煙壺,可見前屬J & J珍藏,後拍賣於紐約佳士得,2005年3月30日,拍品編號55。見莫士撝, Victor Graham 及曾嘉寶著,《The J & J Collection: The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottle》,第1冊,紐約,頁173,編號94。另一件例子,可參考Michael Hughes,《The Blair Bequest: Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Princeton University Art Museum》,巴爾的摩港市,2002,頁54,編號25。
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