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    Sale 2711

    The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1922

    A FINELY CARVED MUGHAL-STYLE JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINELY CARVED MUGHAL-STYLE JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Of compressed ovoid form with a flat lip and oval foot, finely carved in low relief around the body with a continuous design of Indian lotus scrolls, the base incised and gilt with the hallmark Jia Xun Tang, the semi-translucent white stone with a slight celadon tinge, spoon and stopper
    2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    A private European collection acquired in the 1970s