• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1163

    A BLACK AND WHITE JADE PEBBLE SNUFF BOTTLE

    1770-1860

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLACK AND WHITE JADE PEBBLE SNUFF BOTTLE
    1770-1860
    Of flattened, irregular ovoid form, the softly polished stone predominantly of even black tone with subtle bands of misty pale grey color encircling the center, the stone surrounding the mouth of even greyish-white tone, coral stopper
    2 9/16 in. (6.6 cm.) high


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    Vanessa Holden, 1998.