15 - 16 March 2015
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION
A VERY RARE CARVED WHITE JADE SNUFF BOTTLE
The bottle is of flattened, irregular shape and shallowly carved toward the bottom of either side with a bat extending its wings around the sides and extending its head upwards towards a large yan character on one side, and a nian character on the other, with pale russet markings on one side.
2 ¼ in. (5.6 cm.) high, green plastic stopper with metal collar
Robert Hall, London, acquired in 1988.
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