• Lot 1598

    AN IMPERIAL MUGHAL-STYLE WHITE JADE DOUBLE-GOURD-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE

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    AN IMPERIAL MUGHAL-STYLE WHITE JADE DOUBLE-GOURD-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE
    QIANLONG INCISED FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The well-hollowed bottle of slightly compressed double-gourd form, finely carved in Mughal style in low relief around the body with a continuous design of Indian lotus scrolls, the Qianlong sealmark inscribed within the countersunk base, the semi-translucent stone with a slight celadon tinge, silver spoon and stopper
    2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    John Sparks, acquired in 1976
    Ricardi Collection, acquired in 1978