9 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A celadon jade snuff bottle, 18th century
of ovoid form rising to the slightly flaring neck, supported on a short conforming foot, the body carved with eight rows of the archaistic leiwen pattern, the stone of celadon tone with russet inclusions -- 2½in. (6.3cm.) high, spinach green stopper.
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