A YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE 'AUSPICIOUS' SNUFF BOTTLE 1750-1850
Lot 102
A YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE 'AUSPICIOUS' SNUFF BOTTLE
1750-1850
Sold for US$ 17,500 inc. premium

Lot Details
A YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE 'AUSPICIOUS' SNUFF BOTTLE 1750-1850 A YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE 'AUSPICIOUS' SNUFF BOTTLE 1750-1850
A YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE 'AUSPICIOUS' SNUFF BOTTLE
1750-1850
Of flattened ovoid form, the shoulders carved with lion mask and mock ring handles, gently rising to the short tubular neck with a flat lip, the russet skin on one side carved in relief with two seal script characters reading ji xiang confined within an oval with a double fillet border, the other side similarly carved but with the characters reading ru yi, all support on a neatly carved short oval foot, the stone of a greenish-yellow color.
2 5/8in (6.8cm) high

Footnotes

  • 1750-1850年 青黃玉留皮巧雕「吉祥如意」紋鼻煙壺

    Provenance
    Frank Caro, New York
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