A green and russet nephrite 'finger citron' snuff bottle Mid Qing dynasty
Lot 51
A pale green and russet nephrite 'finger citron' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1850
Sold for HK$ 43,750 (US$ 5,640) inc. premium

Lot Details
A green and russet nephrite 'finger citron' snuff bottle Mid Qing dynasty A green and russet nephrite 'finger citron' snuff bottle Mid Qing dynasty A green and russet nephrite 'finger citron' snuff bottle Mid Qing dynasty
A pale green and russet nephrite 'finger citron' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1770-1850
Naturalistically worked in the form of a Buddha's hand, the natural texture of the fruit and slender tendrils with inward curled ends captured by the subtly worked reliefs, issuing from gently openworked gnarled branches bearing further leaves.
8.3cm 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.74, pl.158

    清1770-1850 青白玉雕佛手瓜形鼻煙壺

    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74,圖版158

    玉色青白,潤澤光滑,壺呈圓雕佛手瓜形,近口沿處雕其枝葉,形神具備。
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