A limestone snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Lot 158
A limestone snuff bottle Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 37,500 (US$ 4,833) inc. premium

Lot Details
A limestone snuff bottle Qing dynasty
A limestone snuff bottle
Qing dynasty
Of compressed circular form rising from a hollowed oval foot, the fossilised spotted white flecks inclusions all on a black ground.
5.5cm high.

Footnotes

  • 清 石灰石鼻煙壺

    Provenance 來源:
    Formerly in a French private collection, acquired before 1970.

    For another limestone snuff bottle from the J and J collection, with fossil inclusions, dated 1770-1880 see Moss, Graham and Tsang, The Art of the Chinese Snuff bottle, the J & J Collection, New York, 1993, pp.146-7, pl. 80.
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