A pudding stone snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1740–1900
Lot 5
A puddingstone snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1740–1900
Sold for HK$ 187,500 (US$ 24,173) inc. premium

Lot Details
A pudding stone snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1740–1900 A pudding stone snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1740–1900 A pudding stone snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1740–1900 A pudding stone snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1740–1900
A puddingstone snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1740–1900
Of compressed globular form rising from an oval concave foot to a cylindrical neck, covered in a natural pebble design in shades of myrtle, murky yellow and brownish maroon, against a dusty grey ground.
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, pp.81 & 127, pl.179

    For a similar example from the Mary and George Bloch collection, Moss, Graham and Tsang, see A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, Vol.2, Quartz, Hong Kong, 1998, pp.86-87, no.212, sold in these rooms, 27 May 2012, lot 66.

    清 1740–1900 布丁石鼻煙壺

    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81及127,圖版179

    壺呈扁瓶形,平帛,平底卧足。布丁石以淡棕色為底,上有不規則,大小不同的小塊面,有淺黃色、深褐色、棕色等,色彩豐富。

    此布丁石很像英國東南部的赫特福德郡出現之布丁石,在維多利亞與愛伯特博物館便有藏布丁石原礦,可參見《中國鼻煙壺協會會訊》,2012年5月,頁18-19。與本壺相似的例子,可參考女莫士撝, Victor Graham 及曾嘉寶著,《A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection》,第2冊,第一部份,頁86-87,編號212,後拍賣於香港邦瀚斯,瑪麗及莊智博鼻煙壺珍藏:第五部份,2012年5月27日,拍品編號66。
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