A Rare and Finely Carved White Jade Snuff Bottle, 19th Century, Circa 1820-1860
Ｗell-carved in the form of a melon growing amidst curly vines issuing a flower and broad leaves, a fluttering butterfly near the base, the stone of even pale colour with creamy-white inclusions
height 2.8" — 7 cm.
A similar example was sold at Christie’s New York, September 18-19, 2014, lot 1206.
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