• 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 1169

    A CARVED YELLOW JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

    IMPERIAL, PALACE WORKSHOPS, 1730-1800

    Price Realised  

    A CARVED YELLOW JADE SNUFF BOTTLE
    IMPERIAL, PALACE WORKSHOPS, 1730-1800
    Of flattened form with a flat lip and recessed foot surrounded by a foot rim, the narrow sides carved with mask and ring handles, the stone of greenish-yellow tone with a few white and russet inclusions, glass stopper
    2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Roger Mereffrey, Governor of Indochina and French Ambassador to Beijing; collected in China circa 1890-1950.


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