Four carved jade snuff bottles (4)

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Lot 288
Four carved jade snuff bottles

Sold for US$ 1,530 inc. premium

Chinese Works of Art

17 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

Four carved jade snuff bottles
The first a well-hollowed double-gourd bottle with recessed lip and foot, the upper lobe flanked with a pair of raised bats; the second carved as a cricket, its head serving as the stopper; the third a white and russet boulder-form bottle, the side walls decorated with a tiger under an overhanging tree branch issuing from a hillside, the reverse inscribed with the characters Jinggang Shan; the last carved as a three-legged toad, the black and white matrix displaying russet markings.
2 to 2 7/8in (5.1 to 7.3cm) high (4).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Boulder-form bottle:
    King Feng Arts Co., Hong Kong, 23 March 1997
    Black jade toad-form bottle:
    King Feng Arts Co., Hong Kong, 22 December 2000
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