• 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 1168

    A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE SNUFF BOTTLE

    1750-1850

    Price Realised  

    A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE SNUFF BOTTLE
    1750-1850
    The very well-hollowed bottle of irregular triangular shape, the softly polished stone of even white tone with attractive russet skin to one corner that extends the length of one side, glass stopper
    2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 25 March 1998, lot 316.