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A CAMEO AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE, OFFICIAL SCHOOL, QING

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A CAMEO AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE, OFFICIAL SCHOOL, QING
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A CAMEO AGATE ‘MONKEY ON HORSEBACK’ SNUFF BOTTLE, OFFICIAL SCHOOL, QING DYNASTY

The stone of transparent honey-brown color with relief in more opaque, darker brown that has an upper layer of speckling of a different tone partially cut through, good manual surface polish
China, 18th – 19th century

Humoristic depiction of a monkey riding a horse and chasing several butterflies. Very fine detail work incised.

Shape: Flattened square form with rounded shoulders
Hollowing: Excellent
Mouth, neck and lip: Elongated cylindric neck with convex top and slanted lip
Base: Rectangular base with raised foot rim and rounded corners
Design, marks, school: Official school
Stopper: Glass imitating ochre agate, blue platelet, good old spoon neatly carved of organic material
Height of the bottle with stopper: 7.8 cm.
Width of the mouth: 8 mm.
Width of the neck: 24 mm.
Weight: 103.5 grams
Condition: Excellent
Provenance: From a Beverly Hills, California, private estate, old collector number to base

Auction result comparison: SNUFF BOTTLES FROM THE MARY & GEORGE BLOCH COLLECTION: PART VIII. Sotheby's, 26 MAY 2014, HONG KONG, lot 1104. (for a similar bottle)

官家工坊焦糖瑪瑙巧雕馬上封侯鼻烟壺,清代
透明蜜褐色,不透明及深褐色肌理処巧雕動物,表面抛光極好
中國, 十八至十九世紀

壺型: 扁平方形,圓肩
掏膛: 優秀
壺口、頸與唇部: 長直頸,壺口表面凸出,斜唇
底足: 方底高圈足,圓角
造型、落款及流派: 官家工坊
壺蓋: 仿赭石色瑪瑙玻璃,藍色托片,有機材料老杓良好
壺高(含壺蓋):7.8 厘米
口徑: 8 毫米
壺頸寬:24 毫米
重量:103.5 克
品相:優秀
來源:加利福尼亞比佛利山私人產業,底部可見收藏家老標簽
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A CAMEO AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE, OFFICIAL SCHOOL, QING

Estimate €250 - €500
Dec 08, 2018
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Starting Price €240
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0181: A CAMEO AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE, OFFICIAL SCHOOL, QING

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Est. €250 - €500Starting Price €240
Fine Chinese Art, Japanese and Buddhist Art
Dec 08, 2018 7:00 AM EST
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Lot 0181 Details

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A CAMEO AGATE ‘MONKEY ON HORSEBACK’ SNUFF BOTTLE, OFFICIAL SCHOOL, QING DYNASTY

The stone of transparent honey-brown color with relief in more opaque, darker brown that has an upper layer of speckling of a different tone partially cut through, good manual surface polish
China, 18th – 19th century

Humoristic depiction of a monkey riding a horse and chasing several butterflies. Very fine detail work incised.

Shape: Flattened square form with rounded shoulders
Hollowing: Excellent
Mouth, neck and lip: Elongated cylindric neck with convex top and slanted lip
Base: Rectangular base with raised foot rim and rounded corners
Design, marks, school: Official school
Stopper: Glass imitating ochre agate, blue platelet, good old spoon neatly carved of organic material
Height of the bottle with stopper: 7.8 cm.
Width of the mouth: 8 mm.
Width of the neck: 24 mm.
Weight: 103.5 grams
Condition: Excellent
Provenance: From a Beverly Hills, California, private estate, old collector number to base

Auction result comparison: SNUFF BOTTLES FROM THE MARY & GEORGE BLOCH COLLECTION: PART VIII. Sotheby's, 26 MAY 2014, HONG KONG, lot 1104. (for a similar bottle)

官家工坊焦糖瑪瑙巧雕馬上封侯鼻烟壺,清代
透明蜜褐色,不透明及深褐色肌理処巧雕動物,表面抛光極好
中國, 十八至十九世紀

壺型: 扁平方形,圓肩
掏膛: 優秀
壺口、頸與唇部: 長直頸,壺口表面凸出,斜唇
底足: 方底高圈足,圓角
造型、落款及流派: 官家工坊
壺蓋: 仿赭石色瑪瑙玻璃,藍色托片,有機材料老杓良好
壺高(含壺蓋):7.8 厘米
口徑: 8 毫米
壺頸寬:24 毫米
重量:103.5 克
品相:優秀
來源:加利福尼亞比佛利山私人產業,底部可見收藏家老標簽

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