20 - 21 March 2014
PROPERTY FROM THE ROBERT LONSDALE COLLECTION, SARASOTA, FLORIDA
A SPINACH-GREEN JADE SNUFF BOTTLE
Of flattened, ovoid form with tapering, high shoulders, the bottle is incised on each side with a bat, suspended from a ring and grasping a leafy branch bearing two peaches, surrounded by leafy lotus scrolls. The stone is of dark-green tone with darker mottling.
2¼ in. (5.8 cm.) high, jade and vinyl stopper
Hugh Moss, London, 1960s.
Marjorie Dillon Lonsdale (1920-2005) Collection, Sarasota, Florida.
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