A pale green nephrite 'melon' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Lot 58
A pale green nephrite 'melon' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 62,500 (US$ 8,057) inc. premium

Lot Details
A pale green nephrite 'melon' snuff bottle Qing dynasty A pale green nephrite 'melon' snuff bottle Qing dynasty A pale green nephrite 'melon' snuff bottle Qing dynasty A pale green nephrite 'melon' snuff bottle Qing dynasty A pale green nephrite 'melon' snuff bottle Qing dynasty
A pale green nephrite 'melon' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty
Of compressed ovoid form with a waisted neck, the exterior worked with evenly spaced vertical ribs.
5.6cm high.

Footnotes

  • Compare another relatively close example, with similar stone colour, illustrated by Humphrey K. F. Hui and Christopher C. H. Sin, An Imperial Qing Tradition: An Exhibition of Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collections of Humphrey K. F. Hui and Christopher C. H. Sin, San Francisco, Phoenix Art Museum, 1994, pl.63.

    清 青白玉雕瓜形鼻煙壺

    玉色白中帶點青,壺呈橢圓形,左右兩邊比較尖,直頸,通體飾瓜梭紋,橢圓形平底。

    造型及玉色與本壺相近的例子,可參考Humphrey K. F. Hui及Christopher C. H. Sin著,《An Imperial Qing Tradition: An Exhibition of Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collections of Humphrey K. F. Hui and Christopher C. H. Sin》,舊金山,鳳凰城美術館,1994,圖版63。
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