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    Sale 2267

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 424

    A RUSSET-FLECKED PALE GREYISH-WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RUSSET-FLECKED PALE GREYISH-WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Carved overall in shallow relief with a poetic inscription in seal script referring to The Four Seasons and to Eternity, the base incised with a three-character inscription in seal script reading Zhi Yun zhi (made by Zhi Yun), the stone of pale greyish-white tone with feathery russet flecks
    2¾ in. (6.9 cm.) high, stopper


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    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).