26 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 32,500
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
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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Roger Mereffrey, Governor of Indochina and French Ambassador to Beijing; collected in China circa 1890-1950.
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