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Auction: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
was auctioned on: 18 September 2014
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TWO WHITE AND RUSSET JADE SNUFF BOTTLES

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Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000
Price realised:  US$17,500
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TWO WHITE AND RUSSET JADE SNUFF BOTTLES
1750-1880
TWO WHITE AND RUSSET JADE SNUFF BOTTLES 1750-1880 The first is of flattened rectangular form, the even-white stone is softly polished on one side, the other flattened side is highlighted by the mottling of the russet skin. The second is carved on the rounded side with a wide band of basketweave through the translucent white stone, and on the flat reverse, which is highlighted by the russet skin, with a scholar and his attendant beneath a pine tree. 2½ and 2 3/8 in. (6.4 and 6 cm.) high, rose quartz and hardstone stoppers, gilt-metal collar

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 18 Sep 2014 - 19 Sep 2014
Address: Christie's
18-19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Center