A white jade 'cicada' snuff bottle 18th/19th century (2)

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Lot 230Y
A white jade 'cicada' snuff bottle
18th/19th century

Sold for £ 2,295 (US$ 3,156) inc. premium
A white jade 'cicada' snuff bottle
18th/19th century
Well-hollowed, naturalistically carved in the form of a cicada with protruding eyes, the body detailed with veined and dotted wings, the underside with finely carved legs around the defined exoskeleton, the stone of white tone with very minor faint russet veining, coral stopper. 6.5cm (2 9/16in) long (2).

Footnotes

  • 十八/十九世紀 白玉蟬形鼻煙壺

    Provenance: an English private collection, and thence by descent

    來源:英國私人收藏,並由後人保存迄今
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