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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 116

    A WHITE JADE GILT FILIGREE SET SNUFF BOTTLE, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A WHITE JADE GILT FILIGREE SET SNUFF BOTTLE, CIRCA 1900
    the bottle of pear form, carved with twin beast-head ring handles, the scrolling filigree inset with tourmaline and jadeite settings, incised two character archaistic script to base -- 2½in. (6.3cm.) high, tourmaline stopper.


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    Provenance

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no. F14, p. 196-197.