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Jade Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1228
Sold for:
$8,888$7,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Jade Snuff Bottle, China, 18th century, of octagonal form, finely carved with baoxianghua to both sides, coral stopper, the jade of semi-translucent pale apple green color, lg. 2 3/8 in.

Provenance: Sold by the Peabody Essex museum, Salem, MA, for the benefit of acquisition funds.
Estimate $400-600

Minor abrasion to one corner of the foot

Keywords

Jade Snuff Bottle, China, Peabody Essex museum, Salem, Massachusetts, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Hardstone carving, Jade, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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