© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AB0319-0830
A WHITE JADE ‘EAGLE AND DUCK’ SNUFF BOTTLE, QING DYNASTY
White, in some areas almost translucent nephrite with some darker veins, carved in light relief, neatly incised, well-polished
China, 19th century

Delicately carved to depict a lurking eagle on a rock on one side and a mandarin duck on the other. The various natural veins and darker shades in the material have been cleverly used to add a further dimension to the scene.

Shape: Rounded and flattened rectangular shape
Hollowing: Excellent
Mouth, neck and lip: Short cylindric neck with flat top and very small mouth
Base: Oval base with massive, rounded and raised foot rim
Stopper: none
Height of the bottle: 6.5 cm.
Width of the mouth: 4.5 mm.
Width of the neck: 19 mm.
Weight: 63.4 grams
Condition: Absolutely perfect
Provenance: American private collection

Auction result comparison: ASIAN ART. Bonham's, 14 May 2018, LONDON, lot 381. (for another 'eagle' jade snuff bottle)

Nachverkauf:  sold/verkauft

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