Antique Chinese White Nephrite Jade Carved Basketweave Snuff Bottle Amethyst Top


Antique Chinese White Nephrite Jade Carved Basketweave Snuff Bottle Amethyst Top

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

Antique Chinese White Nephrite Jade Carved Basketweave Snuff Bottle Amethyst Top:
$1,050


Up for sale is a White Jade Snuff Bottle. The snuff bottle has a well-carved rounded form with an overall basketweave pattern on the body that is bordered by carved roping at the foot and shoulder. The stone is a creamy white nephrite jade with flecks of brown mottling. The snuff bottle is in very good condition and has a well-hollowed interior with remnants of snuff Tobacco. The top of the snuff bottle is an included amethyst cabochon, bound in brass, and with a long spoon. The snuff bottle measures 3.125 inches tall including the top and is 2.125 inches wide.
A similar snuff bottle sold in Christie's New York rooms, Sale 2801, Lot 1110 this year for $20,000. The carving and style of this bottle has characteristics of the official school of carving, and is very similar to bottles that were produced in the Imperial workshops during the late Qing Dynasty for wealthy Chinese literati and for export to Europe. The snuff bottle is unmarked, so please assume it is 20th century.
Please see all of the additional large images below and please ask any and all questions prior to offerding. This is the best snuff bottle our gallery has acquired in the last two years, so we are sure the winning buyer will be pleased.

On Jul-26-13 at 18:39:37 PDT, seller added the following information:

Visit us online add us as a friend on facebook regular updates, great sales, new items, and sale alerts!


Antique Chinese White Nephrite Jade Carved Basketweave Snuff Bottle Amethyst Top:
$1,050

Buy Now



Chinese Masters Hand Carved Steadily High 2.4 Inch Jade Snuff Bottle D755 picture
Chinese Masters Hand Carved Steadily High 2.4 Inch Jade Snuff Bottle D755


Chinese Cyan Copper Cloisonne Dragon Phoenix Snuff Bottle _ Qianlong Marked picture
Chinese Cyan Copper Cloisonne Dragon Phoenix Snuff Bottle _ Qianlong Marked


Vintage Chinese Painted Porcelain & Metal Perfume/spice Holder?  Snuff Bottle? picture
Vintage Chinese Painted Porcelain & Metal Perfume/spice Holder? Snuff Bottle?


Chinese Master Hand Carved Goldfish 2.6 Inches Jade Snuff Bottle L005 picture
Chinese Master Hand Carved Goldfish 2.6 Inches Jade Snuff Bottle L005


Chinese Hand-carved Elephant Snuff Bottle picture
Chinese Hand-carved Elephant Snuff Bottle


Chinese Hand Painted Classical Elegant Miaojin Porcelain Snuff Bottle picture
Chinese Hand Painted Classical Elegant Miaojin Porcelain Snuff Bottle