Two carved jade snuff bottles 1880-1940

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Lot 3241
Two carved jade snuff bottles
1880-1940

Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

Asian Decorative Arts

13 Oct 2015, 10:00 PDT

San Francisco

Property from Various Owners
Two carved jade snuff bottles
1880-1940
The first a jadeite bottle of spade form with a flat mouth rim above a flared neck and raised on a concave base, the main body of pale green and apple green hues carved with scrolling lingzhi and flanked by two bats carved from the russet skin; the second a natural pebble white jade bottle carved in the form of a stalk of bok choy, an insect resting on one side of the cluster of leaves, its body picked out by a small patch of dark grey inclusions in the stone.
2 3/4in (7cm) height of taller
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