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Square Jade Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
309
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2843B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Square Jade Snuff Bottle, China, 20th century, with tapering sides and flattened shoulder, resting on a low square foot, plain, olive green stone with russet markings of various tones and gray to white inclusions, red glass stopper, (missing spoon), ht. 3 in.
Estimate $500-700

normal wear and tear, surface scratches to jade; stopper without spoon and severe surface scratches.


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, Bottle, Chinese art, Collecting, Containers, Jade, Russet, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Spoon, Tobacco, Tone

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