China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) to Republic period (1912-1949) or earlier. The first a carving of a seated Buddhist lion holding a ruyi spring in its mouth, the stone of a semi translucent celadon tone with brown patches and veining. The second a ´fish´ pendant, with large eyes, fins, and down swept tail, pierced through the mouth and tail, the translucent stone of a pale celadon tone with russet shadings. The third a small ´chilong´ boulder, carved with two sinuous chilong amid ruyi springs, the stone of a semi translucent green tone with white inclusions to the upper part, the base with four perforations. The fourth an oval pendant carved to one side with a sinuous chilong, pierced through the center, the stone of a translucent pale gray tone with few darker areas. The fifth a black stone fragment. The sixth a snuff bottle of ovoid form, tapering towards the slightly splayed foot, the rounded shoulder surmounted by a cylindrical neck, the body carved with vertical ribs, topped by a hardstone stopper, the translucent stone of a pale celadon tone with black shadings.
With a silk storage box, the inner padding fitted specifically for the present six lots.
Condition: Overall very good condition with minor wear and very few minimal nicks here and there.
Provenance: Notable collection, New York.
Weight: 827 g (total, incl. the box)
Dimensions: Height 3.7 cm – 5.5 cm
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