A yellow and russet nephrite snuff bottle  1740-1860
Lot 8002
A yellow and russet nephrite snuff bottle 1740-1860
Sold for US$ 12,500 inc. premium
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A yellow and russet nephrite snuff bottle  1740-1860 A yellow and russet nephrite snuff bottle  1740-1860 A yellow and russet nephrite snuff bottle  1740-1860 A yellow and russet nephrite snuff bottle  1740-1860 A yellow and russet nephrite snuff bottle  1740-1860 A yellow and russet nephrite snuff bottle  1740-1860 A yellow and russet nephrite snuff bottle  1740-1860
Lot Details
A yellow and russet nephrite snuff bottle
1740-1860
Of upright rectangular form with sloping shoulders, a flat lip and a high oval foot rim, the interior very well-hollowed, one side of the exterior carved in high relief depicting a monkey presenting a peach to the immortal Magu beneath an arching pine, the stone with a yellow-green hue with a russet skin.
2 3/8in (6.1cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    T.Y. King, Hong Kong

    Illustrated:
    The International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society, Journal, September, 1979, cover
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