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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 115

    A JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE, 19TH CENTURY
    of vibrant green tone with patches of white tone, and of flattened form, carved to the exterior as a woven willow basket, tourmaline stopper ; a white jade vase and cover of gourd form tapering to the cover, a sinuous dragon carved in relief to the side of the body, 19th Century; and a further white jade snuff bottle of square sectioned form, carved in relief each with two lines of archaic calligraphy, 19th Century, with stopper -- the first, 2 1/8in. (5.5cm.) high. (3)


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    Provenance

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no.s, F10, F13, F15, p. 195-197.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the stopper of the squared section white jade snuff bottle has been repaired.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Lots 115 - 132 inclusive