26 juin 2010

An emerald green jadeite snuff bottle & a large pale icy green jadeite snuff bottle, 19th Century

An emerald green jadeite snuff bottle. photo Bonhams Taking the form of a gourd, with tendrils and leaves wrapped around the body, a curled branch forming the reticulated foot rim, with a conforming branch-form stopper and a small insect. 2in (5cm) Sold for $27,450 A large pale icy green jadeite snuff bottle, 19th Century. photo Bonhams Of globular form with a slightly recessed base, wide lip, well-hollowed, the body carved with a continuous landscape scene with a scholar reading, the reverse with an inscription... [Lire la suite]