An incised white jade snuff bottle 1740-1820
Lot 8036
An incised white jade snuff bottle
1740-1820
Sold for US$ 8,750 inc. premium

Lot Details
An incised white jade snuff bottle 1740-1820 An incised white jade snuff bottle 1740-1820
An incised white jade snuff bottle
1740-1820
Of pear-shaped form rising from a straight oval foot, with a waisted neck and flat lip, the stone worked in low relief with each face bearing archaistic patterns, with two confronting kui dragons adjacent to a stylized shou character.
2 3/4in (7cm) high

Footnotes

  • A nephrite snuff bottle of identical shape and design is illustrated in Clare Lawrence, The Alexander Brody Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles, London, 1995 p. 12 no 5. A third example is illustrated in the Humphrey K. Hui collection is illustrated in The Imperial Connection, Court-Related Chinese Snuff Bottles 御賞壺珍 : 誦先芬室藏清代宮廷鼻煙壺, Hong Kong, 1998, no 64.
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