15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A black jade snuff bottle, late 18th/early 19th Century
of flat rounded form, carved to the body in relief with a central stylised lotus flowerhead with surrounding scrolling tendrils -- 2 1/8in. (5.4cm.) high, stopper and wood stand.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Japanese artist Takuji Hamanaka explains why he adopted a centuries-old technique to create contemporary prints
A closer look at a Japanese articulated dragon, created by the famous Myochin family of samurai armourers — offered in ou..
The tiny and exquisitely beautiful curiosities that once housed tobacco are highly prized. Specialist Margi Gristina advises on..
Specialist Michelle Cheng shares her expert advice, from knowing the woods collectors look for to investing in climate control