15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A Group of three jade snuff bottles, late 18th/early 19th Century
comprising a white jade ovoid bottle, carved and incised to the body with a central Shou character surrounded by a border of bats inflight; a white jade melon formed bottle, and a deep celadon bottle with twin beasthead handles incised with scenes of scholars amongst pine and bamboo -- 2½in. (6.3cm.) high max, two jadeite stoppers. (3)
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Celadon bottle with Bulgari Collection label to base.
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