A 'jet' snuff bottle 1730-1860
Lot 189
A 'jet' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1730-1860
Sold for HK$ 18,750 (US$ 2,418) inc. premium

Lot Details
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A 'jet' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1730-1860
Of compressed square form with a hollowed oval foot, the stone plain black and undecorated.
5.1cm high.

Footnotes

  • A related undecorated jet snuff bottle from the Mary and George Bloch collection is illustrated by Moss, Graham and Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, Vol.2, Hong Kong, 1998, pp.332-333, no.1600.

    清1730-1860 煤晶鼻煙壺

    壺呈扁正方瓶形,短直頸,圓角,平底中間有橢圓形的凹入處,通體光素無紋,掏膛規整,色黑如墨。

    煤晶乃樹木化石,其他素面煤晶鼻煙壺例子,可參考莫士撝, Victor Graham 及曾嘉寶著,《A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection 》,第2冊,第二部份,頁332-333,編號1600。

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the bottle is hardstone, not jet.
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