A lavender blue jadeite snuff bottle 1770-1850
Lot 45
A lavender blue jadeite snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1850
Sold for HK$ 225,000 (US$ 29,028) inc. premium

Lot Details
A lavender blue jadeite snuff bottle 1770-1850 A lavender blue jadeite snuff bottle 1770-1850 A lavender blue jadeite snuff bottle 1770-1850 A lavender blue jadeite snuff bottle 1770-1850 A lavender blue jadeite snuff bottle 1770-1850
A lavender blue jadeite snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1770-1850
Plain and undecorated, the compressed globular body with a cylindrical neck rising from a recessed foot, the stone of pale grayish-green.
5.2cm 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.75, pl.161

    Blue jadeite snuff bottles are comparatively rare. For a similar example from the J & J collection, see Moss, Graham and Tsang, The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottle: The J & J Collection, New York, 1993, pl.121. Compare also a blue jadeite snuff bottle from the Joe Grimberg Collection, sold at Sotheby's New York, 14 September 2010, lot 166.

    清 1770-1850 藍翡翠鼻煙壺

    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75,圖版161

    翡翠顏色白中帶藍,壺呈扁瓶形,直口,底平,底部略為凹入,掏膛完整,壺壁薄透,暗暗透出當中的紋理,雕工細膩,賞心悅目。

    藍翡翠鼻煙壺不多,並賦上如此細膩的製作更為稀有,與本壺較為相近的例子有J & J珍藏,見莫士撝, Victor Graham 及曾嘉寶著,《The Art of the Chinese Snuff Bottle: The J & J Collection》,紐約,1993,頁121,圖版59。其他藍翡翠鼻煙壺還有紐約蘇富比,Joe Grimberg鼻煙壺專場,2010年9月14日,拍品編號166。
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