Asian Art Auction

June 13, 2016

LOT 254
A Celadon Jade Snuff Bottle with a Tiger’s Eye Stopper, 19th Century
  • A Celadon Jade Snuff Bottle with a Tiger’s Eye Stopper, 19th Century

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A Celadon Jade Snuff Bottle with a Tiger’s Eye Stopper, 19th Century

清19世紀 青玉鼻煙壺 (配虎睛石蓋)

Of celadon tones with an area of russet-white fissures, carved in a smooth pebble form
height 2.6" — 6.6 cm.

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $528
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

About artist/note:

A similar example was sold at Christie’s London, South Kensington, November 12, 2010, lot 1053 (part lot).

Another similar snuff bottle was sold at Bonhams San Francisco, March 10, 2015, lot 8195 (part lot)

Provenance:

From an Important Private Collection, London, England
Acquired mainly from Christie’s and Sotheby’s London, from the 1970s to the 1990s
Lots 243 - 273

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Jade