03-18-2017 03-18-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2992B Boston
March 18, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

Nephrite Jade Double Gourd Snuff Bottle

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2992B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 18, 2017 11:00AM


Nephrite Jade Double Gourd Snuff Bottle, China, 18th/19th century, decorated with gourd vines and a bat in bas-relief, topped with domed red glass stoppers, well hollowed, pale celadon stone with russet markings and white spot inclusions, ht. 2 1/2, wd. 2 1/2 in.

Provenance: The estate of Ernest Helides.
Estimate $1,200-1,600

one stopper with the spoon broken away, otherwise in good condition.

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Ernest Helides, China