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A CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'GOURDS' SNUFF BOTTLE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 118,750 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
502
A CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'GOURDS' SNUFF BOTTLE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 118,750 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection

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Hong Kong

A CARVED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'GOURDS' SNUFF BOTTLE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY

Provenance

Y.F. Yang, Hong Kong, 15th January 1972 (HK$3,600).

Catalogue Note

The subject matter of gourds was popular at the Imperial court and appears on a wide range of imperial enamels on glass, metal, and porcelain. Another white jade snuff bottle decorated with gourds, originally conceived as a bottle and not a later conversion, was illustrated in Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, vol. 1, Hong Kong, 2002, no. 34, and  sold in these rooms, 26th May 2014, lot 1026.

Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection

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Hong Kong