Asian Art Auction

December 02, 2013

LOT 214

Lot 214

White Jade Snuff Bottle, 18th/19th Century

White Jade Snuff Bottle, 18th/19th Century
Lot 214 Details
White Jade Snuff Bottle, 18th/19th Century

With a stout neck rising from the ovoid-form body and decorated with designs of bamboo along the exterior
height 2" — 5 cm.

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $2,040
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Chinese Porcelain and Works of Art from the Estate of David Blyth Hanna (1858-1938), Toronto. (Lots 203-219)
Mr Hanna was a railway executive who became the president of Canadian National Railways in 1919, maintaining his position until 1922, when he was appointed the first chairman of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).


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LOT 214

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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