A Chinese carved white jade and hardstone 'aubergine' snuff bottle Qing dynasty late 18th to early 19th century, attributed to the palace workshop

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Lot 21
A Chinese carved white jade and hardstone 'aubergine' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty late 18th to early 19th century, attributed to the palace workshop

Sold for AU$ 15,860 (US$ 11,141) inc. premium
The Collection of Snuff Bottles of Franca Arena A.M.
前紐省議員Franca Arena珍藏鼻煙壺
A Chinese carved white jade and hardstone 'aubergine' snuff bottle
Qing dynasty late 18th to early 19th century, attributed to the palace workshop
on a wooden stand
7cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired from Clare Chu for the Asian Art Studio, Los Angeles on 26 September 2008 (with invoice)
    C. Y. Tse, Hong Kong 1986

    Compare a similar aubergine bottle in the Bloch collection, see No. 29, Chinese Snuff Bottles: A Miniature Art from the Collection of Mary and George Bloch, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 18 March to 8 June 1994, P. 83

    清十八世紀晚至十九世紀早期 白玉茄形鼻煙壺並座 (或)宮廷作坊

    來源:
    2008年9月26日購於洛山基 Asian Art Studio 的 Clare Chu (附收據)
    香港 C. Y. Tse 古董

    比較瑪麗及佐治伯樂收藏中一相似茄形壺,見《盈寸纖妍:瑪麗及佐治伯樂鼻煙壺珍藏》,香港藝術館,1994年3月18日至6月8日,展品號29,頁83

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that the piece of softwood trapped inside the neck (mentioned in the condition report) was removed from the bottle during the viewing.
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A Chinese carved white jade and hardstone 'aubergine' snuff bottle Qing dynasty late 18th to early 19th century, attributed to the palace workshop
A Chinese carved white jade and hardstone 'aubergine' snuff bottle Qing dynasty late 18th to early 19th century, attributed to the palace workshop
A Chinese carved white jade and hardstone 'aubergine' snuff bottle Qing dynasty late 18th to early 19th century, attributed to the palace workshop
A Chinese carved white jade and hardstone 'aubergine' snuff bottle Qing dynasty late 18th to early 19th century, attributed to the palace workshop
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