A fine jade pebble-shaped snuff bottle 18th or 19th century
Lot 322
A fine jade pebble-shaped snuff bottle 18th or 19th century
Sold for £31,250 (US$ 52,475) inc. premium
Lot Details
A fine jade pebble-shaped snuff bottle
18th or 19th century
Well hollowed and crisply carved in shallow relief with a gnarled, blossoming prunus branch on the obverse, the reverse with a fourteen-character lishu inscription; the semi-translucent stone of almost whitish hue with traces of the original russet skin on the narrow side.
6cm (2 3/8in) high

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  • Provenance: purchased from Robert Kleiner Ltd.
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