A carved Jasper Snuff bottle 1850-1930

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Lot 9008
A carved Jasper Snuff bottle
1850-1930

Sold for US$ 3,500 inc. premium

Chinese Snuff Bottles

12 Sep 2016, 11:00 EDT

New York

Property from the Elsa Glickman Collection
A carved Jasper Snuff bottle
1850-1930
Of spade form with a spreading neck, flat lip, the two conforming panels on the front and back carved with figures in a craggy landscape against a key-fret patterned ground, one depicting a horseman holding a banner over his shoulder, the other featuring two boys by a lotus pond; the brownish-red stone displaying variated shades.
2 1/8in (5.4cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Sotheby's Park Bernet, New York, 25 June 1982, Fine and important snuff bottles from the collection of Bob C. Stevens, part III, Lot 125

    Christie's London, 14 June 1971, The Ko family collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles, lot 135

    Published
    Exhibition of Chinese Snuff Bottles in the Bob C. Stevens Collection, Mikimoto Hall, Tokyo October, 1978, Catalogue, no. 158

    1850-1930 羊肝瑪瑙刻浮雕人物鼻煙壺
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A carved Jasper Snuff bottle 1850-1930
A carved Jasper Snuff bottle 1850-1930
A carved Jasper Snuff bottle 1850-1930
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