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Flattened Cylindrical Flask-shape Jade Snuff Bottle

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
311
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Flattened Cylindrical Flask-shape Jade Snuff Bottle, China, with straight neck, resting on a raised oval foot, well hollowed, decorated with taotie and archaic swirl design, the rounded sides with carved chilongs, metal stopper with a domed coral top, (missing spoon), ht. 2 7/8 in.
Estimate $700-900

in good condition with minor chips to some area, the spoon broken and stuck in the bottle.


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, Bung, Chi, Chinese art, Collecting, Containers, Flask, Snuff, Snuff bottle, Tobacco

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