A PALE CELADON JADE 'DEER AND CRANE' SNUFF BOTTLE 19th century

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Lot 215
A PALE CELADON JADE 'DEER AND CRANE' SNUFF BOTTLE
19th century

Sold for US$ 3,187 inc. premium

Chinese Works of Art

17 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

A PALE CELADON JADE 'DEER AND CRANE' SNUFF BOTTLE
19th century
Of flat baluster form, the waisted neck incised with key fret and lappets below the mouth, flanked by scrolled handles, each side carved with a quatrefoil panel, one side enclosing a pair of deer beside bamboo and a pine tree, the other side carved with a crane carrying a tally flying above a mansion rising from the sea with a pine tree in the foreground, the stopper en suite, the translucent stone with a refined polish and minor cloudy inclusions.
2 1/2in (6.4cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Sotheby's, New York, Fine Chinese Jades, Works of Art and Snuff Bottles, 25-26 February 1982, lot 199
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