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Five Hardstone and Jadeite Snuff Bottles

Auction:
3025B
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3025B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 15, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Five Hardstone and Jadeite Snuff Bottles, China, 19th/20th century, all flattened flask shape, one white jadeite, one apple green jadeite, one celadon, one white agate; and one mottled dark green, ht. to 3 in.
Estimate $700-900

white stone missing the top, some stopper loose, some tightly closed not opening, minor surface wear and tears.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Agate, Celadon, Chinese culture, Collecting, Hardstone carving, Jade, Mineralogy, Nephrite, Pottery, Shades of green, Snuff, Visual arts

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