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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 548

    A PALE CELADON JADE SNUFF BOTTLE AND AN AMBER SNUFF BOTTLE

    19TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A PALE CELADON JADE SNUFF BOTTLE AND AN AMBER SNUFF BOTTLE
    19TH CENTURY
    The group comprises: a jade bottle carved in relief with flowering prunus above two fish in a pond and to the reverse with a poetic inscription followed by two seals Chen and Long, the stone is of an even pale celadon tone; the amber snuff bottle is carved in relief with a deer, a bat and a lingzhi fungus, the amber is of a rich golden tone with hair-like inclusions.
    The jade snuff bottle 2 ¼ in. (5.8 cm.) high, two stoppers


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    Provenance

    The Marcel Van Eyck Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles (1910-1993), Belgium, acquired in 1965.