A white nephrite 'basket weave' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1850
Lot 52
A white nephrite 'basket weave' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1850
Sold for HK$ 112,500 (US$ 14,505) inc. premium

Lot Details
A white nephrite 'basket weave' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1850 A white nephrite 'basket weave' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1850 A white nephrite 'basket weave' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1850 A white nephrite 'basket weave' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1850 A white nephrite 'basket weave' snuff bottle Qing dynasty, 1770-1850
A white nephrite 'basket weave' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty, 1770-1850
Of compressed globular form, the pale greenish-white stone of even tone skilfully worked in varying levels of relief in resemblance of bamboo, simulating a vessel wrapped for protection in a basket weave casing.
5cm high.

Footnotes

  • For a similar 'basket weave' snuff bottle from the Qing court collection, preserved in the Palace Museum, Beijing, see The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum 47, Snuff Bottles, Hong Kong, 2003, p.144, pl.214. Compare also another 'basket weave' snuff bottle from the Mary and George Bloch collection, illustrated by Moss, Graham and Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, Vol.1, Jade, Hong Kong, 1995, p.240, no.98, and sold in these rooms, 23 November 2010, lot 56.

    清 1770-1850 白玉雕柳編紋鼻煙壺

    壺偏圓形,直頸素面,壺身飾柳編紋,平底。壺口較小,掏膛規整,玉質上乘。

    此種紋飾在清中期較為流行,可參考故宮舊藏例子,見李久芳、張榮編《故宮博物院藏文物珍品全集:鼻煙壺》,香港,2003年,頁144,編號214。以及莫士撝, Victor Graham 及曾嘉寶著,《A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection》,第1冊,頁240,編號98,後拍賣於香港邦瀚斯,瑪麗及莊智博鼻煙壺珍藏:第四部份,2010年11月23日,拍品編號56。
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