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Jade Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1239
Sold for:
$2,963$2,500

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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, flattened form with sloping shoulders, white jade with some russet markings, plain surface, carnelian stopper, lg. 2 in.

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

Natural fissure to the lower area of the bottle, carving flaw to one are of the mouth rim

Keywords

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

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