A spinach green nephrite 'lotus leaf' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Lot 175
A spinach green nephrite 'lotus leaf' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 37,500 (US$ 4,838) inc. premium
Lot Details
A spinach green nephrite 'lotus leaf' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty
Naturalistically worked as a large veined lotus leaf wrapped around the body with the upper part folding outwards, further decorated on one side with a beetle crawling under branches of lotus flowers, the stone of a dark-green hue.
8.2cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清 碧玉雕荷葉形鼻煙壺

    壺以碧玉作胎,膽瓶形,直徑,尖底。壺身以淺浮雕一荷葉包裹成形,荷葉葉脈清晰,包裹荷葉於壺身一側頸部向外翻折,露出嬌嫩葉肉。壺身一面荷葉上塑三隻荷花,花莖與荷葉葉莖交錯盤纏,花多下荷葉背面爬一小甲蟲,生動有趣。
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