16 September 2015
A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE LOBED SNUFF BOTTLE
POSSIBLY IMPERIAL, 1730-1820
The tapering body is divided into eight lobes by slender ribs that extend from the base of the slightly waisted neck to the flat oval base. The stone is of even tone.
2 in. (5.1 cm.) high, glass stopper
Fine and Important Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of Bob C. Stevens, Part III; Sotheby's New York, 25 June 1982, lot 170.
The Blanche B. Exstein Collection of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles; Christie's New York, 21 March 2002, lot 208.
Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2003.
Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 3811.
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Bob Stevens, The Collector's Book of Snuff Bottles, New York, 1976, p. 113, no. 357.
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