21: FINE RARE CHINESE HAND CARVED JADEITE SNUFF BOTTLE
Exquisite and rare Chinese fully relief carved jadeite leaf form snuff bottle main body resembling a melon or gourd with vines, flowers and leaves climbing down both sides of the front and back with stopper being the main stem with bone spoon. The colors are excellent with the body being of a olive green with tiny russet inclusions and the front flowers, leaves and vines being of a total russet coloring and the tall stem lid having apple green, olive and russet. The surfaces are nicely polished along with fine details. Includes hardwood stand is executed with more of the same designs as the bottle with flowers, stems and leaves in an open work design with the top custom fitted to receive the bottle. 19th/20th century. Includes fitted wooden stand. Measures 3" height x 1 3/8" width + 3/4" base height (7.6cm x 3.5cm + 1.9cm). Total jadeite weight NOT including stand 41 grams.
|Estimate||$2,000 – $3,000|