• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1162

    A RARE TURQUOISE SNUFF BOTTLE

    1780-1850

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE TURQUOISE SNUFF BOTTLE
    1780-1850
    Of high-shouldered tapering form, with slightly concave mouth and crisply cut oval foot rim, the bluish-green material interrupted by a jagged, black matrix, coral stopper carved with a chilong
    2¼ in. (5.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Robert Hall, London.
    Joe Grimberg Collection, Hong Kong.
    Vanessa Holden, June 2003.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST PRIVATE COLLECTION