16 March 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A BROWN AND PALE-GREEN JADE SNUFF BOTTLE
The stone of brown tone is carved in the form of a knotty section of a plum tree, with a pale-green 'skin' carved to one side as a blossoming branch. The base is naturalistically carved as a knot or 'eye'.
2 5/8 in. (6.6 cm.) high, glass stopper
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